Elected PNG MP and Member for Wewak, Kevin Isifu dies


An elected Member of the PNG Parliament and Member for Wewak Kevin Eziro Isifu has died early this morning in Port Moresby.

Isifu was elected for the second term as Wewak MP in the 2022 National Election, under the United Resources Party banner.

NBC News was informed that Isifu died after developing complications from colon cancer.

Isifu entered the 10th National Parliament after winning the Wewak Open Seat in 2017, as a People’s Progress Party candidate.

He was later appointed as the Minister for Inter-Government Relations in the O’Neill/Abel Government from August 2017 to May 2019, before being appointed as the Constitutional and Law Reform Commission Chairman in 2020.