Jasper Anisi sworn in as new Solomon Islands Chief Electoral officer

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Solomon Islands Electoral Commission has filled the vacant position of the new Chief Electoral Officer following the swearing-in of Jasper Anisi by the Governor General Sir David Vunagi Tuesday.

Anisi took his Oaths of Office and Allegiance pledging to serve His Majesty’s Government to the best of his ability during his tenure in Office. The swearing-in ceremony formalised his appointment to the constitutional post.

Prior to his latest appointment, Anisi was the Registrar of the Political Parties Commission in the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC).

He also served with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODDP) for a number of years before moving onto to the Political Parties Commission.

Anisi, from Malaita Province replaced former CEO Jane Waetara who was appointed as Solomon Islands Ambassador to the United Nations in 2022.

Anisi attained his Undergraduate degree in Law from the University of Papua New Guinea and his Master’s degree in Law from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

SOURCE: SIBC/PACNEWS