TIMIKA (MIMIKA) - Governor of Papua, Luke Enembe not provide support to form two new autonomous regions in Mimika Regency, the The West Mimika and East Mimika.
Mimika Regent, Eltinus Omaleng said on Tuesday that he had repeatedly met Governor Lukas Enembe in Jayapura to forward the proposals of two Candidate Formation Teams. But Governor Lukas Enembe remained to resolute and not to give a recommendation.
Enembe argued that the establishment of two candidates for the new district became one of the prerequisites of administration in order to complete the planned formation of candidates for Central Papua province in Timika.
"I have forwarded to the governor a proposal from expansion team to the governor. He did not want to respond. The governor does not want any establishment of Central Papua province in Timika. The formation of the two candidates for the district is no connection with the plan to form Central Papua province. So both are rejected by the governor , "said Regent Omaleng.
Omaleng did not mention the reason behind the attitude of the governor rejection. Nor for the establishment of Central Papua province with potential capital in Timika.
However, according to Omaleng, if both candidates were approved to set up district then automatically candidate Central Papua Province so formed considering the coverage area of the district has been eligible.
"If the two candidates for the district so formed then automatically establishment of Central Papua province like or dislike would have been realized. So the governor does not want to sign a letter of recommendation formation of two candidates for the new district," he said.
He also recognizes that Mimika did not provide financial support for the establishment of a team of two candidates for the new district.
"They never account for funds that have been given before. As if it was private money so directly used up without ever existed accountability report," said Regent Omaleng with a high tone.
Over the past few years, he said, Mimika regency always allocate a budget to support the establishment of a team of two candidates for the new district.
"Each year, given each Rp1 billion, 900 million and more. It was not personal money so the government should allocate continue. The budget shall be accounted for," said Regent Omaleng.
DOB creation of two new struggle in which the candidate Mimika Mimika West and East Mimika district candidate had reached the level of Commission II of the House of Representatives in Jakarta.
Prospective West Mimika district with the capital plan that covers all Kokonao districts (districts) in the western region that includes Mimika Mimika District Central, West Mimika District, District Amar, West Mimika District Middle and Far West Mimika District.
While prospective East Mimika district with the capital plan is Agimuga includes a number of Mimika district in the eastern region which includes the Far East Mimika District, District Agimuga, District Jita, Jila District, District and District Hoeya Alama. [Antara]