PNG Governor-General Ogio dies

PAPUA New Guinea Governor-General Michael Ogio has died in Port Moresby after a long illness.
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Governor-General Michael Ogio

Staff Reporter

Government House said the 75-year-old died at the state residence on Saturday afternoon.
 
Ogio, who was from North Bougainville, was entering the final week of his six-year term as Governor-General.
 
Radio New Zealand reported that former defence minister Bob Dadae was due to take over the role after being nominated by parliament early last week.
 
Ogio is survived by his wife, Esmie, five children and eight grandchildren.
 

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