Mister Ten was recently elected class captain by his teacher. He went home and told his Mum the big news, and that he needed to wear a suit to school the next day. When asked why, Mister Ten coolly replied: “I am a leader!”
Talking about leaders, no one from the government or opposition sides has suggested a pay cut for all MPs to help fund the coronavirus response effort. Pay reduction should start from the top.
Now that we cannot shake hands, hug, or get close to each other, the finger guns are back, and the way to go.
Police Minister Bryan Kramer says buses can operate. NCD Governor Powes Parkop says they can operate but must provide sanitisers and enforce social distancing. But NCD/Central police boss Asst Compol Anthony Wagambie Jr says they cannot operate. Who should the commuters believe?
In case an emergency session of Parliament is called to discuss the covid-19 response, MPs cannot meet in chambers because of this social distancing thing. Teleconferencing perhaps?
From a reader: PNG still has a long way to go to properly educate its people especially in rural areas about the coronavirus preventive measures.
Thought for today
The coronavirus has proved that everything around us is temporary. Things our lives revolve around – work, gymnasium, malls, movies, society – have all gone for a toss as we are learning to live without them. It has taught us that in the end, it is our home and family that keep us safe.
“The coronavirus does not have legs and hands. It is us humans who walk around and spread it.” – New Ireland police commander Supt Gideon Ikumu.