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Words of tribute to the late chief sherpherd

By Timoci Vula
Thursday, February 20, 2014

Update: 11:05AM THE reading of the condolence messages from Rev Tuikilakila Waqairatu's friends continues.

Messages have come far and wide, from the British Methodist Church in London, British High Commission in Suva, from United States Association of Bishops, PCC and ECREA, among others.

Some notable people at the funeral service are Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimara, Education Minister Filipe Bole, Bau chief Ratu Epenisa Cakobau, former PM Laisenia Qarase and his wife Leba, First Lady Adi Koila Nailatikau, Adi Ateca Ganilau,  Ratu Tu'uakitau Cokanauto, Adi Finau Tabakaucoro, members of NGOs and civil society organisations, and members of the business community.