26 Jul 2018

PNG governor questions rationale behind MP defections

From , 3:03 pm on 26 July 2018

The governor of Papua New Guinea's East Sepik province says there's an active push by government to continue recruiting members of the opposition.

Three MPs crossed the floor to join the government last week, claiming they were doing so to secure funding for their  electorates. 

But the Governor of East Sepik province, Allan Bird, says MPs don't have to be in government to achieve things in their electorates.

He spoke to Johnny Blades.

Allan Bird.

Allan Bird. Photo: Parliament of Papua New Guinea