VUHOKESA Ward 6 in the Honiara City Council has a new councillor.
He is John Diau.
The Returning Officer of the Vuhokesa ward by-election Fred Jones Warereau declared John Diau as a winner with the highest votes shortly after counting concluded Wednesday night, at the Rove Police ground.
There were five candidates who contested the Vuhokesa ward by-election.
When contacting the Mr Diau yesterday, regarding his victory, he said he is so excited, and had thanked his supporters for the victory.
“I want to assure them, as their Councillor I am looking forward to working closely with them in the coming days,” he said.
The HCC ward 6 lost its representative to the HCC Late Cr Luciano Sade earlier this year.
By FOLLET JOHN