Sir Michael Ogio, Papua New Guinean politician, Died at 74


Sir Michael Ogio was born on July 7, 1942, and died on February 18, 2017.
He was a Papua New Guinean politician.
Sir Michael Ogio served as the ninth Governor-General of Papua New Guinea.
Ogio was theleader of the People’s Democratic Movement party.
Ogio became acting governor-general on December 20, 2010 when Jeffrey Nape resigned after one week without explanation.
Ogio was elected as Governor-General in his own right on 14 January 2011 when he defeated Pato Kakeraya 65-23.
Sir Michael Ogio was sworn in on 25 February 2011.
Queen Elizabeth II conferred the honour of knighthood on April 26, 2011 and invested him as Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George on his appointment as Governor-General of Papua New Guinea at Windsor Castle.
Sir Michael Ogio passed away at 74 years old.