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Kabwum MP Bob Dadae elected PNG's new Governor General

Papua New Guinea Parliament has elected Kabwum Open Member Bob Dadae as   the new Governor General of Papua New Guinea. Mr Dadae won 55 votes over Timothy Bongo's 36 in the final count after the elimination count which saw Commander Ted Diro drop out.

 In the preliminary count, Mr Dadae had 48 votes, Mr Timothy Bonga had 26 and Commander Diro had 20. The Final count declared Bob Dadae 55 votes to  Timothy Bonga 36 rendering the Member for Kabwum Open the new GG of state.

Parliament was reportedly full with all members in house to give their vote. Voting started at 10:30 and the declaration was made at 1:30pm (PNG time).  Incumbant General General. Sir Michael Ogio's term will expire next month.  Post Courier/PNG Today
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