goodmorningpapua.com – Tens of thousands of people from 4 districts took to the streets of the capital city of Merauke to make parade of the Acting Governor of South Papua, DR. Ir. Appolo Safanpo and his wife.
The procession starts from Mopah Merauke Airport and continues around Merauke City. Even Acting Governor Appolo Safanpo and his wife will be taken to the Statue of the Virgin Mary to hold a joint prayer with the community.
The reception of Acting Governor Appolo Safanpo will be held all day until 22.00 WIT. Various public entertainment will be held by the government together with the community as a form of joy.
The Regent of Asmat, Elisa Kambu, couldn’t hold back his emotion with the euphoria of the people from the 4 districts. Because, as stated by him, South Papua Province is a long struggle of the people of Tanah Animha.
“This is the fruit of a long struggle, so we should rejoice,” said Elisa Kambu, Friday 18 November 2022.
Meanwhile, Community Leader of South Papua, Johanes Gluba Gebze expressed his gratitude to the Government of Indonesia.
“Thanks to the Indonesian government. This was a long struggle, in the end, the struggle was over with the presence of South Papua Province and the presence of the governor,” he said.