Vice President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville

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Vice President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville
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Incumbent
Patrick Nisira

since June 10, 2010
Appointer Direct Election
Term length Five years and renewable once
Inaugural holder Joseph Watawi
Formation June 15, 2005
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The Vice President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville is the second highest office in the province, which is an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea. The current Vice President is Patrick Nisira, who was appointed and sworn in on June 10, 2010, by President John Momis.[1]

List of Vice Presidents of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville[edit]

Name Term start Term end Political Party
Joseph Watawi June 15, 2005 May 15, 2007  ?
John Tabinaman (acting) May 15, 2007[2] [3] January 19, 2009  ?
Ezekiel Massat January 19, 2009 June 10, 2010  ?
Patrick Nisira June 10, 2010[1] Present  ?
  1. Please Note: John Tabinaman served as the acting President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville from June 2008 until January 6, 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Laukai, Aloysius (2008-06-11). "Momis sworn in, Caretaker announced". New Dawn FM 95.3. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  2. ^ ABG names new vice-president (Islands Business, 21 May 2007)
  3. ^ Tabinaman sworn-in as vice-president (Post-Courier Online, 16 May 2007)