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Michael Ogio


Michael Ogio

His Excellency
Sir Michael Ogio
Governor-General of Papua New Guinea
Assumed office
20 December 2010
Acting: 20 December 2010 – 25 February 2011
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Michael Somare
Sam Abal (Acting)
Peter O'Neill
Preceded by Jeffrey Nape (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1942-07-07) 7 July 1942
Political party People's Democratic Movement

Sir Michael Ogio, GCMG, CBE (born 7 July 1942) is the ninth and current Governor-General of Papua New Guinea. He was leader of the People's Democratic Movement party.

He became acting as governor-general on 20 December 2010 when Jeffrey Nape resigned after one week without explanation. He was elected as Governor-General in his own right on 14 January 2011 when he defeated Pato Kakeraya 65-23.[1] He was sworn-in on 25 February 2011.[2]

On 26 April 2011, Queen Windsor Castle.[3]


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