Guadalacanal provincial members appoint new premier in a landslide victory
In a landslide victory this morning during the Guadalcanal executives meeting, Honourable Joash Salani was elected as the new premier. Hon Salani polled 15 votes whilst his only rival, the out-going deputy premier Stephen Panga got five votes.
It is understood Premier Salani is a former Speaker of the Guadalcanal Provincial Assembly for the past eight years. Premier Salani hopes to appoint his executive over the weekend.