The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) continues to monitor the situation leading up to the motion of no confidence against the Honorable Premier of Malaita Provincial Government, which will occur on 7 February 2023.
Assistant Commissioner (AC) Provincial Mr Leonard Tahimana says, “Police are monitoring the situation leading up to the motion of no confidence and will focus on the security to ensure the motion runs peacefully.”
AC Tahimana says, “This is a critical time and good people of Malaita allow the democratic process to take its course during the motion of no confidence.”
Mr Tahimana says, “Police will continue to provide security and a response capability to ensure law and order is maintained and to swiftly manage any public order issue. Police will not tolerate unlawful activities prior, during and after the motion of no confidence.”
“Police will deploy a good number of officers from the Response Team Unit in Honiara to assists and support officers in Malaita province carrying out policing duties during the motion of no confidence.”
“I call on the church leaders and my good people around the county to pray for a peaceful motion to happen tomorrow,” says AC Tahimana.
– Police Media Unit