'Judgeship is akin to some kind of priesthood'

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The hounourable Chief Justice, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General, my brother and sister judges, the President of Papua New Guinea (PNG) Law Society, members of the legal fraternity, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, I bring you warmest greetings and good wishes from Botswana and a number of jurists and judges from Africa who have taken interest in my appointment to serve in the National and Supreme Courts of your beautiful country – interestingly called the land of the unexpected.

I am truly and sincerely grateful to the Chief Justice, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General, and the President of PNG Law Society, for their generous and kind words of welcome.

I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the Judicial and Legal Services Commission for the great honour and prestige bestowed upon me to serve in the exalted office of judge of the Supreme and National Courts of Justice of PNG.

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