November 13, Gibbs Salika, a member of the Church of Christians of Seventh Day Adventist, was appointed to the chair of the Supreme court of Papua New Guinea for 10 years.
“The judge Salika served as a judge of National and Supreme courts the longest and will be a strong and independent President of the Supreme court of Papua New Guinea, said the Prime Minister Peter O’neill. — I congratulate the judge Calico with its purpose, and I am sure that it will provide proper direction and leadership to the chief judge.”
The leaders of the Adventist Church of Papua New Guinea also joined congratulations of the President of the Supreme court. “The judge Salika is one of those elders, who is the longest serving in our Church for many years, he is an active member of the Church, said the Secretary of the Central conference seventh-day Adventist Church of Papua New Guinea Rex Coy. — We praise God for his service, presenting him as a Adventist carrying the greatest responsibility in the [judicial] system of our country.”
“On behalf of our staff and members, I would like to congratulate the President of the Supreme court of the Gibbs Calico with his new assignment — said the President of Union Mission, Papua New Guinea, Cepsi Aledo. We are proud of his achievement and believe that God appointed him to this post. We call Gibbs Calico let the Holy Spirit always guide, direct and encourage him to be faithful to his cause and fair in decision-making in the service of God and people. We wish him God’s blessings in all his endeavors and pray about it.”
Gibbs Salika since 1989, was a judge of National and Supreme court more than two consecutive terms.