The National, Thursday 20th September, 2012
A SENIOR policeman in Buka in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville has applauded the people for a peaceful independence anniversary.
Acting provincial police commander Emmart Tsines said yesterday from Buka the independence anniversary was celebrated on Monday.
“The Autonomous Bougainville Government and the provincial administration decided for the province to have our independence occasion to be celebrated on Monday because it was a public holiday,” he said.
Tsines said the province had been quiet since the general election and praised the people for their maturity in keeping peace.
“The conduct of the general public has been very good here in the province and we have had no major problems.”
He said he congratulated police personnel for maintaining peace.
“You all, personnel from the law enforcing agency, have done very well in the province and I applaud you for a job well done so far.”