Poll delays imminent as East Sepik goes to court over LLG President elections

The East Sepik Provincial Government  is going to court  to  determine if  a National Executive Council  decision that disallowed the direct election of  Local Level Government Presidents is legal. The  Supreme Court reference will seek to establish  if  the NEC  decision  followed proper legal protocols and abides by  the constitution of   Papua New Guinea.   East Sepik Governor,  Allan Bird, said lawyers representing the ESPG will be filing the supreme court reference  at 2pm this afternoon.

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