New KBE Mayor Nishma Jamore and Local Government Council Members Take Oath of Office
On January 23rd, 2012: The Kili/Bikini/Ejit Local Government Mayor and Council were officially sworn in to begin public service to the people of Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. The elections were held in November of 2011. The ceremony was well attended, including the newly elected President of the Marshall Islands, Christopher Loeak, many government ministers, senators and ambassadors and other dignitaries. The ceremony was held at the International Convention Center (ICC) in Majuro, Marshall Islands and began at 3 PM and lasted well into the night with a celebration honoring the newly elected leaders. Chief Justice Carl B. Ingram administered the oaths of office to the Mayor and the Council.
The following are the Bikinians who will now hold the positions of Mayor and Council:
Alap (traditional leaders)