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June 17, 2021
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Lino Tom unseats PNC’s Robert Ganim for Wabag Seat

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Independent candidate, Lino Tom has collected a total of 22, 463 votes to unseat MP and PNC Member Robert Ganim.

Tom had collected 17,551 to be elected.

Dr Lino was among  28 candidates that contested the seat.

Lino is from the Lanekep tribe that owns major portion of the land on which Wabag town is located.

He collected more than 7,000 second preference from third and fourth candudates Pato Potane and Ruben Kandiuto reach the absolute majority 20, 008.

He thanked everyone that contributed towards his win including counting officials, security personnel, supporters and the general public towards his victory.

He is yet to indicate which camp he will go to when the next government forms.

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