President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville
|President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville|
Coat of Arms of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville
|Term length||Five years and renewable once|
|Inaugural holder||Joseph Kabui|
|Formation||June 15, 2005|
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The first President of Bougainville was Joseph Kabui, who was elected in June 2005, following the 2000 peace agreement which ended the Bougainville War. Kabui died of an apparent heart attack on June 7, 2008, and Vice-President John Tabinaman took over as Acting President until a new election was held.
List of Presidents of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville
|Number||Name||Term start||Term end||Party|
|1||Joseph Kabui||June 15, 2005||June 7, 2008||Bougainville People's Congress|
|2||John Tabinaman (acting)||June 7, 2008||January 6, 2009|
|3||James Tanis||January 6, 2009||June 10, 2010||Bougainville People's Congress|
|4||John Momis||June 10, 2010||June 10, 2015||New Bougainville Party|
|June 10, 2015||-|
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- "Funeral for Bougainville leader", BBC News, June 10, 2008.
- "Bougainville presidential election shapes up as referendum on mining". Radio New Zealand International. August 29, 2008. Retrieved November 4, 2011.
- Laukai, Aloysius (2008-06-11). "Momis sworn in, Caretaker announced". New Dawn FM 95.3. Retrieved 2010-06-13.
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