A large group of residents in Port Moresby were up and ready early Saturday morning to jointhe annual Sir Anthony Siaguru Walk:gainst Corruption.
Sincethe campaign began in 2007,the number of student participants in NCD has grown.
Underthetheme ‘Bethe Changesquo;, over thirty schools walked against corruption;they believe young people can bethe change that steersthe nation away from corrupt practices.
The 4 kilometre walk began at 6:30. Campaigners took off onto Beroko Drive, down Kaubebe Street and onto Besini Parade. They took a turn onto Lahara Avenue, and continued ontothe Hubert Murray Highway. Turning atthe roundabout,they returned and endedthe walk at Jack Pidik Park.
And excited group of Port MoresbyInternational school students’and teachers were all in EMTV sponsored t-shirts. They were tired but happy to have taken part.
Don Besco Technical institute has been a firm participant sincethe campaign started. Their school motto is what givesthem motivation to develop an honest and transparent future generation.
DBeI also wonthe best banner competition for the 4th consecutive year.
And amongthe participants wasthe law and justice sector. A small group, but adamant to steerthe country away from corruption.
More than 6,000 people took part inthe 7th annual walk against corruption in Port Moresby, Kokopo, Kimbe, Madang, Alotau, Lihir, Kavieng and Lae.