PM unaware of Marape’s resignation

Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says he has not received a formal notice from James Marape of his resignation as Finance Minister.

The Prime Minister has advised that he will not make a statement until he receives an official letter from Marape.

O'Neill said this following formalities of the launching of the Boluminski Highway in New Ireland Province.

Finance Secretary Dr Ken Ngangan is also in New Ireland Province.

He could not be reached for comment.

Cedric Patjole