Ambae chiefs assure Santo they will behave

In Vanuatu custom chiefs on Santo have appealed to the chiefs of Ambae to ensure that governance customs in Sanma Province are respected.

Several thousand people from Ambae moved to Santo after a volcanic eruption made their island uninhabitable.

The paramount chief of Ambae, John Tarilama, says they welcome the resolution of the Santo chiefs and assure them the people of Ambae have no intention of disrespecting the customs of Sanma Province.