Late GG’s funeral held at his retirement date

The funeral for the late Governor-General Sir Michael Ogio by coincidence falls on the date his term in office expires.

The funeral of the 75-year-old vice regal will be held at St Mary’s Cathedral in Port Moresby starting at 10am, and led by Cardinal Sir John Ribat.     

Late Sir Michael died at the Government House State residence on February 19.

He assumed office on February 25, 2011.

Sir Michael is survived by his wife Lady Esmie Ogio, five children and eight grandchildren.

Charles Yapumi