By Jack Lapauve Jn r- EM TV, Alotau
The people of Rabaraba in Alotau district now have access to a jetty facility built at the cost of K2.7 million.
The jetty will cater for the people of Rabaraba, Daga and Makamaka in the Milne Bay Province.
Keynote speaker and guest of honour, Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill said the jetty is one of the key programs rolled out by the government for maritime provinces.
He reaffirmed that the O’Neill-Dion government is now concentrating to bring services to people at the lowest level of government.
Local MP and Minister for Planning, Charles Abel thanked his people for their patience in awaiting the completion of the jetty. He says services being prioritised for the district are transport and communication.
Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill together with Milne Bay Governor, Titus Philemon and Alotau MP Charles Abel officially cut the ceremonial ribbon to signify the opening of the facility.
Nawae Construction built the jetty with the help of the provincial works division and funded through the Public Investment Program under the Fisheries Coastal Jetty Program.