by Alan Ah Mu
APIA: TUESDAY 6 AUGUST 2013: The Legislative Assembly observed a minute of silence at the start of the new session this morning to pay respect to two former Members of Parliament who passed away since the last session in June.
They were: Mulitalo Siafausa Vui, who served as Deputy Speaker (1996 – 2001) and Minister of Health (2001 – 2006) amongst other duties when he was the member for Fa’asaleleaga No. 4.
To’omata Leota Ropati Schuster who was the member of Salega in 1992 – 1996 and was a parliamentary under-secretary.