Sir Michael Ogio
|9th Governor-General of Papua New Guinea|
20 December 2010 – 18 February 2017
Acting: 20 December 2010 – 25 February 2011
|Prime Minister||Michael Somare
Sam Abal (Acting)
|Preceded by||Jeffrey Nape (Acting)|
|Succeeded by||Theo Zurenuoc (Acting)|
|Born||7 July 1942|
|Died||18 February 2017
|Political party||People's Democratic Movement|
Sir Michael Ogio GCMG CBE (7 July 1942 – 18 February 2017) was a Papua New Guinean politician. He served as the ninth Governor-General of Papua New Guinea. He was leader of the People's Democratic Movement party.
He became acting 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. He was sworn in on 25 February 2011.
On 26 April 2011, Queen Elizabeth II conferred the honour of knighthood 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.
- Rulers.org - January 2011
- "PNG's new governor general sworn in". Archived from the original on March 13, 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-25., The Herald Sun, Melbourne, 25 February 2011
- Honours and Awards, The Gazette, London, 6 May 2011
- "PNG's Governor General Sir Michael Ogio Dies". Papua New Guinea Today. 18 February 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
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