O Luther – Wherefore Art Thou?
It’s Election Year in PNG and as we all know, this year will be the first time that some citizens will see their elected representatives in over four years. Sad, but true. PNG’s daily newspapers’ Letters sections are constantly full opinion pieces of frustrated Papua New Guineans demanding to know where their local Members of Parliament have disappeared to.
Following the Lae riots of 2011, and the increasing lawlessness in PNG’s second largest city, Lae residents are asking as to the whereabouts of their Bik Man, Governor Luther Wenge.
I found this tongue-in-cheek poster on The Critic reflecting some Lae resident’s sentiments on the silence of their leader: