Tallis Obed Moses

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Tallis Obed Moses
Tallis Obed Moses 2017.jpg
President of Vanuatu
Assumed office
6 July 2017
Prime MinisterCharlot Salwai
Preceded byEsmon Saimon (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1954-10-24) October 24, 1954 (age 65)[1]
Port Vato, West Ambrym, Vanuatu
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Estella Moses[2]
Alma materSydney Missionary and Bible College

Tallis Obed Moses (born 24 October 1954) is a ni-Vanuatu pastor who has been President of Vanuatu since 6 July 2017.[3]

Biography[change | change source]

Moses was originally from Port Vato, West Ambrym.[1] He attended Primary School from 1964 to 1967. He later worked for the Teaching Service as a teacher in various schools,[4] before attending the Tangoa Presbyterian Bible Institute in South Santo in 1978.[1] He studied at the Sydney Missionary and Bible College in Australia from 1980 to 1981 and graduated with Diploma in Divinity and Mission.[4] He later studied at Talua Ministry Training Centre between 1985 and 1986, graduating with a Diploma in Theology. He went back to Australia in 1989 and studied at the Alan Walker College of Evangelism, where he graduated in 1989 with Certificate of Merit.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VANUATU'S NEW PRESIDENT". YTS News. 6 July 2017.
  2. Vanuatu Daily Post, President: Members of SDA Church requested me first
  3. "Tallis Obed Moses named as new Vanuatu president". Radio New Zealand. 6 July 2017. Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Logo, Goodwin (6 July 2017). "Obed Moses Tallis Is Vanuatu's New President". Pacific Islands Report.
  5. "Newly President elected". Pasifik. 6 July 2017.
Political offices
Preceded by
Esmon Saimon
Acting
President of Vanuatu
2017–present
Incumbent