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Honourable Lanelle is new Minister for MYCF

PM Hou congratulating his new cabinet minister Hon Lanelle at the Government House this afternoon.

Member of Parliament for Gizo/Kolombangara Constituency Honourable Lanelle Olandrea Tanangada has been sworn in as the new Minister for Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs.

Mrs Tanangada was sworn in at the Government House by the Governor General Sir Frank Kabui this afternoon.

The swearing in ceremony was witnessed by the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister other Cabinet Ministers, senior backbenchers and senior government officials.

Press Secretary to Prime Minister reports, Minister Tanangada replaces former Member of Parliament for Temotu Vatud Freda Tuki, who lost her seat as a result of an election petition recently.

The new minister has acknowledged the challenging task ahead but vows to do her utmost best.

Mrs Tanangada, is a graduate from the University of Waikato in New Zealand, and a teacher by profession.

She was elected to Parliament after contesting the Gizo/Kolombangara constituency by-election in May this year.

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