Fiame Mata'afa

Samoan prime minister in good health says government

The Samoa Observer reports Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Agafili Shem Leo saying Fiame flew to Auckland on January 8 for unknown medical reasons.

Agafili says it's just overdue check ups and the PM is getting all her checks done while in New Zealand.


Samoa PM in NZ seeking medical treatment

The Samoa Observer reports the CEO of the Ministry of Prime Minister and Cabinet made the announcement on Sunday evening.

Agafili Shem Leo was speaking on behalf of the Government to acknowledge the presence of the special guests, who gathered at the government's Prayer House for the launching of the government's annual week of fasting and prayers for Samoa.

He also asked the gathering to keep the Prime Minister in their prayers as she goes away for medical treatments.