Two staff members of Black Swan, part of the Paladin Group, have been lauded for their role in preventing a robbery at a Port Moresby hotel.

Ezekiel Wakou and Valentine Yoki, security guards stationed at the location of the attempted robbery, were praised for their “quick response and courage” in a note sent through by the hotel’s general manager. They each also received a token of appreciation from the hotel management.

Black Swan General Manager Brent Thomson commented, “Black Swan has set the benchmark in PNG when it comes to providing security services that our clients can rely on. Our staff are well trained to respond to issues quickly and efficiently. I commend Ezekiel and Valentine for preventing this incident and ensuring the security of our client’s premises and their guests.

With over 1,000 security staff, Black Swan provides specialist security services to a range of government and corporate clients across the country.