New MP

New parliamentarian takes oath of office in Samoa Parliament

Fo'isala Lilo Tuu Ioane contested the by-election as an independent earlier this month and won.

The district's seat became vacant following the death of Vaele Paiaaua Iona Sekuini.

Representatives from three villages in Gagaifomauga No.2 presented their elected member with gifts in the traditional form yesterday.

Laaulialemalietoa Polataivao Schmidt thanked the constituency saying they welcome their Member of Parliament with open arms and encouraged him to have faith, be strong, and do right for Samoa as is the motto of the party.