Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi

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Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi
Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi 2018.jpg
6th Prime Minister of Samoa
Assumed office
23 November 1998
Disputed with Naomi Mataʻafa
since 24 May 2021
O le Ao o le MaloMalietoa Tanumafili II
Tupua Tamasese Efi
Va'aletoa Sualauvi II
DeputyMisa Telefoni Retzlaff
Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo
Fiame Naomi Mata'afa
Preceded byTofilau Eti Alesana
Succeeded byNaomi Mata'afa (Disputed)
5th Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
23 November 1998
Preceded byTofilau Eti Alesana
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment
(Acting)
Assumed office
11 September 2020
Preceded byFiame Naomi Mata'afa
3rd Leader of the Human Rights Protection Party
Assumed office
23 November 1998
Preceded byTofilau Eti Alesana
Deputy Prime Minister of Samoa
In office
1991 – 23 November 1998
Prime MinisterTofilau Eti Alesana
Preceded byTupua Tamasese Efi
Succeeded byMisa Telefoni Retzlaff (2001)
Member of the Samoan Parliament
for Lepa
Assumed office
May 1981
Preceded byFatialofa Momo'e
Personal details
Born
Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Neioti Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi

(1945-04-14) 14 April 1945 (age 76)
Lepa, Western Samoa Trust Territory (now Samoa)
Political partyHuman Rights Protection Party
Spouse(s)Gillian Meredith
Children8
EducationUniversity of Auckland

Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Neioti Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi (born 14 April 1945)[1] is a Samoan politician. He is the disputed Prime Minister of Samoa since 24 May 2021. He was first elected prime minister in 1998 however lost the 2021 election but has refused to leave office.

He has also been Leader of the Leader of the Human Rights Protection Party since 1998, and is Samoa's longest serving head of government.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "THE HON TUILA'EPA LUPESOLIAI NEIOTI AIONO SAILELE MALIELEGAOI PRIME MINISTER". Pacific Islands Forum. Retrieved 26 December 2020.
  2. "Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi" – via samoagovt.ws.