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Ratu Jone Qomate Installed Tui Labasa

Ratu Jone Qomate was installed by the vanua of Labasa as Tui Labasa at Nasekula village this morning. The 57-year-old succeeds the late Adi Salanieta Tuilomaloma Qomate Ritova. Ratu Jone
31 Aug 2018 13:31
Ratu Jone Qomate Installed Tui Labasa
Ratu Jone Qomate during his installation as Tui Labasa last year. Photo: Nacanieli Tuilevuka

Ratu Jone Qomate was installed by the vanua of Labasa as Tui Labasa at Nasekula village this morning.

The 57-year-old succeeds the late Adi Salanieta Tuilomaloma Qomate Ritova.

Ratu Jone is the son of Ratu Joeli Qomate who held the title from 1997 to 2004. Ratu Joeli had succeeded his older brother Senator Ratu Tevita Qomate, who passed away in July, 1997.

Caumatalevu clan of Naduri perform the yaqona ceremony.  Photo: Nacanieli Tuilevuka

Caumatalevu clan of Naduri perform the yaqona ceremony. Photo: Nacanieli Tuilevuka

Ratu Jone is a former employee of the then Fiji Electricity Authority (now Energy Fiji Limited) and is married to Elenoa Vakaloloma. They have two children.

The installation was carried out by Tui Macuata Ratu Wiliame Katonivere and his people of Naduri.

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