Dame Josephine Abaijah

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Dame Josephine Abaijah

Party: N/A

Electorate: Manus Regional

Province: Manus

Political Status: Minster

Biographical Data

1977-87 Member of Parliament
1977-79 Minister of Corrective Institutions and Liquor Licensing
1979 Minister of Justice
1980-82 Minister of Decentralization
1985-87 Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation
1985 Cofounder of the People’s Democratic Movement and Party Secretary General until 1987


In 2004, Hon Rooney was candidate for the post of Governor-General, who is elected by the Parliament, but she was not successful.