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By Staff Reporter : PNG Today

Grand Chief Somare greeted for the last time as Politician in his home town

It was an emotional event when the country's founding Prime Minister and East Sepik Governor Sir Michael Somare arrived to his hometown of Wewak  on Thursday, 13th April, 2017.

Thousands gathered at the Boram airport and lined up the road from the airport to the Sir Michael Somare Stadium for the main activities to farewell the Grand Chief, as he winds down his 49 years in politics.

Students lined up on the streets as Sir Michael was escorted in a motorcade.

NBC East Sepik's Anna Klawe report, many people wept openly. NBC News/Photo

Posted by Staff Reporter : PNG Today on Friday, April 14, 2017. Filed under , , . You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Share this Article


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