Gibbs Salika

Sir Gibuna Gibbs Salika, KBE (born August 11, 1955) is the current Chief Justice of Papua New Guinea.[1] He is currently the longest serving judge of the National and Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea.

Honoured by Queen Elizabeth IIEdit

The Honourable Gibuna Gibbs Salika who is a Seventh-day Adventist was honoured as a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2014 by Queen Elizabeth II on her birthday for his service as a Deputy Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea.[2]

Notable casesEdit

With great public approval, Deputy Chief Justice Gibbs Salika found guilty Governor Havilo Kavo; Gulf Province member of Parliament for Komo-Magarima, Francis Potape; Former Minister for National Planning and Pomio MP, Paul Tiensten; Commissiioner of Police, Tom Kulunga & also Jimmy Maladina over the National Provident Fund scandal 17 years ago.[3]

Appointed to the Office of Chief Justice of Papua New GuineaEdit

Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced that Sir Gibbs Salika will replace Sir Salamo Injia, as the new Chief Justice of Papua New Guinea for 10 years.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Sir Gibbs Salika Is New PNG Chief Justice". Postcourier. Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  2. ^ "Adventists honoured on Queen's Birthday". Adventist Record. Retrieved 2018-10-04.
  3. ^ "Mr Popular: Deputy Chief Justice Sir Gibbs Salika". PNG Echo. Retrieved 2018-10-04.
  4. ^ "Sir Gibbs Salika appointed as Chief Justice". Loop. Retrieved 2018-11-26.
  5. ^ "Adventist named Chief Justice of Papua New Guinea". Adventist News Network. Retrieved 2018-11-26.