He exceeded the absolute majority of 112,581 with 130,363 votes.
Following behind was United Labour Party’s Kemas Tomala, with 94,798 votes.
Speaking after his declaration, Wenge expressed his intention to occupy the Prime Minister seat.
He then thanked electoral and counting officials, scrutineers and rival candidates for their efforts in ensuring a successful conclusion to the 2022 National General Elections.
Former governor, Ginson Saonu, was eliminated in the 34th exclusion.
Wenge was Morobe’s governor from 1997-2007.