Thousands of supporters gathered at Kapari village in the Abau District of Central Province for the last election campaign for sitting member, Sir Puka Temu. Sir Puka was given a grand welcome from the short boat ride to his shoreline, where he was carried through the village and onto the stage.
Sir Puka’s, older brother, Gima Temu, was the first to thank all the supporters for their trust in Sir Puka’s leadership. He then thanked his brother for his commitment to their people. He shared his rural life experience following retirement and how the people needed real change in the District.
The rest of the day was spent celebrating with food, dancing and singing.
For Sir Puka, the last campaign was all about thanking his supporters and campaign team for their efforts during the campaign period. He reiterated again that his priority if he retains his seat, in Education. His second priority is family welfare.
Also the Minister for Public Service and a member of the People’s National Congress Party , Sir Puka, has served three terms in parliament and is keen on returning for a fourth time. He is among 23 candidates vying for the Abau Open Seat.