The Papua New Guinea Council of Churches has called on political leaders to be honest and conscious of their responsibility to the people of this nation.
A statement released yesterday was received by EMTV under the banner of ‘Be Honest, Consider People, Not Party – Before You Vote.”
It was signed by the church leaders including Bishop Denny Bray Guka as Chairman, Archbishop Sir John Ribat as Deputy Chairman, Reverend Bernard Siai, Moderator of the United Church, Reverend Martin Wayne, President of Baptist Union, Bishop Veburi Dabada, the representative of the United Church and Major Bugave Kada, Salvation Army Representative.
Those at the political front were urged to critically focus on the common good and seek to fulfill the will of God for this Christian nation.
“We are urging the leaders to critically focus on the common good and seek the will of God for our nation,”
The statement follows a string of events that occurred from the UPNG saga that has led to the termination of the 2016 academic year and consequences of other institutions.
“This has impacted on the future of students and the hopes of parents,”
The PNG Churches Council has encouraged all God’s people and citizens to unite in prayer for the political leaders and the nation/
“We urge the people to remain calm and be ready to accept the outcome of the Vote of No Confidence.”