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ABG Chief Secretary petitioned to vacate office

The Chief Secretary of the Autonomous Bougainville Government, Joseph Nobetau has been given 48 hours by the North Bougainville Ex-Combatants, to resign and vacate the office.
This notice was given yesterday and was amongst their demands in a 3-page-signed-petition presented through an ABG official because Mr Nobetau was not present.

According to NBC News,  their protest was over the conduct of the ABG Chief Secretary, citing instability caused by biased decisions portraying nepotism and regionalism.
The ABG Chief Auditor, Peter Tsiperau, has also been given 48 hours to produce overdue audit reports on funds spent in the name of development projects, some of which have never got off the ground.

The ex-combatants are demanding that these audit reports be presented to the Ombudsman Commission, on Friday August 18.
ABG President, John Momis is aware of the move taken by the ex-combatants.
NBC News - Eric Tamaan & Luke Lalu

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