The East Sepik Governor Hon. Allan Bird has handed in electronic copies of the East Sepik Integrated Development Plan 2018-2028 and the East Sepik Corporate Strategic Plan 2020-2023 to Secretary Dr Ken Ngangan on 18 June 2021 at Vulupindi Haus, Port Moresby.
On behalf of the Department, Secretary Ngangan was also honored to witness the handover and takeover ceremony of the acting appointment of the Provincial Administrator.
Secretary Ngangan acknowledged East Sepik Governor Allan Bird’s leadership and the relationship that enable implementation of reforms the Department is undertaking.
“We have given our support to the out- going Provincial Administrator Dr Clement Malau and we will continue to support the new Provincial Administrator,” Secretary Ngangan said.
Dr Ngangan further commended the work in the province in providing services to the people noting is exemplary including the implementation of the Integrated Financial Management System.
“East Sepik is one of the province to successfully rollout the IFMS and an example we use in the rollout to other provinces in the country,” he said.
Meanwhile, out-going Provincial Administrator Dr Clement Malau also handed over the provincial administration to newly appointed acting Provincial Administrator Samson Torovi.
This was followed by a symbolic handover of assets to Mr Torovi by the out-going PA Dr Clement Malau.
East Sepik Governor Hon. Allan Bird who was part of the witnesses commended both the incoming and out-going provincial administrators for a smooth transition of the administration.
Governor Bird said this is a good example to show to the rest of the people of this country how we manage public offices.
There to witness the occasion were, Secretary Department of Finance, East Sepik Governor Hon. Allan Bird, newly appointed Acting Provincial Administrator, out-coming PA Dr Clement Malau, Department of National Planning and Monitoring representative, ESP Provincial Government representatives and DoF officers.