The following letter was sent by Bena Sakuma, who holds the title of TKEDESAU of NGARABAIMELEKEONG to media reps and other individuals.
September 24, 2011
Reklai, Raphael Ngirmang is attempting to replace five chiefs of Ngarabaimelekeong namely, Ruluked, Kazumoto Renguulbai, Tkedsau, Belhaim Sakuma, Ngiratekau, Viviano Mad, Olikong, Policarp Basilius and Ngirmang, Moses Uludong. This is the first time in the history of Palau that five title holders are being removed from their seats among the chiefs of Melekeok. The five Chiefs that are being removed by Reklai represents five major clans and the traditional foundation of Melekeok is being shaken by this careless and improper act.