RETURNING passenger of Marovo, Western province have hailed the great display of work shown by frontliners at the Seghe port, upon their arrival from a repatriation trip to the province last week.
Passengers from Seghe at the Marovo Lagoon have acknowledged and thanked the frontliners for the efforts done after conducting swabbing at the Seghe wharf.
About 400 passengers from Western Province boarded MV Fair Glory on the repatriation trip.
More than 100 plus are passengers from Marovo region, which were dropped off at the Seghe Port.
Most of them are families, students and businessmen who were left stranded in Honiara since the Covid-19 outbreak, followed by lockdown and closure of inter- island travels.
Upon the arrival of the ship at the first port in Seghe, 17 frontliners from the Western Province Medical Team were on standby mode to swab all the passengers within the Marovo region.
Seghe Police officers were also in a high visibility alert, as their presence help control the movement of passengers at the Seghe wharf. This is to ensure the swabbing process is in order and full control.
From reports by the swabbing team, all were tested negative and all were free to go to their respective homes and communities.
Most of the families and individuals have thanked the Seghe Medical Team for the hard work carried out.
Above all they also applauded the Western Provincial Government (WPG), the Provincial Disaster Committee (PDC), Provincial Disaster Operations Committee (PDOC) and the Provincial Health Emergency Oversight Committee (PHEOC) for the tireless effort and support to ensure stranded western residence is safely returning to their homes.
60 plus passengers have disembarked at the Noro wharf. All of them got their swabbed and were released to their homes.
More than 190 plus passengers have disembarked in Gizo.
Gizo Swabbing Team was on the standby mode and successfully swabs all the Gizo residence and was free to go back to their homes.
By ULUTAH GINA