Friday, August 03, 2012

O'Neill elected as PNG prime minister by overwhelming majority

Peter O'Neill has just been elected as prime minister of Papua New Guinea by an overwhelming majority.
O'Neill collected 94 votes with only 12 against.
Earlier, Finschhafen MP Theodore Zurenuoc was elected as speaker.
O'Neill has been rushed off to Government House to be sworn as prime minister by Governor General Sir Michael Ogio.

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