Funeral rites for chiefs

Close kinsmen of the late Tui Wailevu Ratu Rokodewala Niumataiwalu carry his casket to the Wailevu Methodist Church. Picture: LUKE RAWALAI

A FUNERAL cortege departed the house of the Tui Wailevu, bearing the remains of the Tui Wailevu Ratu Rokodewala Niumataiwalu yesterday morning. The chief passed away after a short illness two weeks ago at his residence at Wailevu Village. Women in the village sat silently, braving the hot sun yesterday in respect for their deceased […]

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