VIDEO: O'Neill returns with 78 per cent of all ballots cast

Incumbent MP for Ialibu Pangia and leader of the Peoples National Congress Party and Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neill was officially declared yesterday at the Mendi counting centre, Southern Highlands Province.

This is Mr O'Neill's fourth term to be elected as the MP for Ialibu Pangia.

After count 115 O'Neill collected 48714 votes to be declared.

Officially declaring him is Ialibu Pangia Returning Officer Michael Ariando in the presence of counting officials, scrutineers and supporters.

O'Neill has gone past the 50% +1 absolute majority with a surplus of more than 17,000 votes.


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