Jayapura, Jubi – Papua Governor Lukas Enembe said he would replace the entire executive board of Bank Papua, with candidates undergoing a vetting process known as the fit and proper test.
“In the early November, I will lead the general meeting of Bank Papua’s shareholders,” he told reporter in Jayapura on Monday (10/10/2016).
He explained that the executive board of Bank Papua would be consisted of the Managing Director who’s recruited from Bank Negara Indonesia, the Deputy Director who’s recruited from Bank Central Asia and Bank Mandiri, while some competent Papuans would fill other executive positions.
“It is clearly to be replaced by new persons. It means those who recruited in the executive positions in Bank Papua are clear (has not problem) at all,” he said.
According to him, the meeting would be held after the completion of the fit and proper test.
“We want that in the future the Bank Papua would produce and contribute for the local government as the shareholder. We put lots of cash in there, without any contribution, it would not be accepted,” he said.
Meanwhile, Papua legislator Carolus Bolly said he fully support the governor’s decision for better management of Bank Papua, in particular concerning to the protection of the government’s capital. “This investment should be well managed, and should give well contribution to the government,” he said.
Further, he expected along with the replacement, the management of Bank Papua could be better, as well as its performance. “We hope the new executive board should be able to give the added value in leading Bank Papua,” he said. (*/rom)