Namah ready to defend his seat

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Namah addressing a crowd of supporters in Vanimo town during his nomination to defend his seat on Thursday. – Pictures supplied

OPPOSITION Leader and incumbent Vanimo Green MP Belden Namah was nominated to defend his seat on Thursday afternoon.
With him to witness his nomination were other Papua New Guinea Party candidates for West Sepik Regional, Daniel Yaman and Stanley Sabam (Wewak).
Namah told The National that he had advised all PNG Party members to also file their nomination papers early.
Among those who have filed their nominations were Memafu Kapera (Moresby North-West), Sabam (Wewak) and Yaman (West Sepik). Vanimo town was a sea of red throughout the day, as supporters turned up in force to cheer on their leaders with some even arriving in loaded lorries with the words “Namah for Prime Minister”.
Of the 84 candidates endorsed by the party, a total of 81 (including Namah) were nominated for their respective seats on Thursday.
Among them were two women.