New SSPM appointed - Solomon Star News

New SSPM appointed

07 May 2019

Albert Kabui has been appointed the new Special Secretary to the Prime Minister (SSPM).

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare made the appointment, Monday.

Speaking to Solomon Star yesterday, Kabui confirmed that he received his appointment from the Office of the Prime Minister late yesterday.

Kabui in an exclusive interview with this paper said he is very humbled that the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare have confidence in him to serve the PM and the country.

"I would like to thank the Prime Minister and his government to give give me this opportunity to serve his office.

"I am looking forward to work closely with our PM and other leaders in the government," Kabui said.

Mr. Kabui was the former Legal Advisor to the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Sub- Committees from 2017 to 2018 where he provided professional advice to the Cabinet Sub- Committees.

He has held various positions in the Government since 2007 by working as a Senior Legal Officer for the Public Solicitors Office, Committee Secretary for the National Parliament of Solomon Islands, Constitutional and Parliamentary Law and Practice Legal Specialist for the National Parliament and also served as Assistant Registrar of the Political Parties Commission from 2014 to 2015.

Mr. Kabui holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Sociology and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the South Pacific.

He also has a Professional Diploma in Legal Practice (PDLP) and Legal Drafting (PDLP) from the same university.

Mr Kabui is part Fijian and Solomon Islands.