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Over hundreds of people pay tribute to Dr Luveni

December 29, 2018 4:41 pm
Dr Jiko Luveni was laid to rest at the Lovonilase Cemetery in Suva.

People on the streets of Suva came to a standstill today as they said their last goodbye to one of the longest serving member of parliament.

As people from all walks of life paid their last tribute to Dr Jiko Luveni, many that got the privileged to work with her said that her life portrays a true patriotic servant of Fiji.


People on the streets of Suva came to a standstill as they said their last goodbye to Dr. Jiko Luveni

Minister for Infrastructure, Jone Usamate says Dr Luveni’s life is one that women in Fiji should take their que from as everything is possible if the heart is willing.

“As the first female, the first lady speaker of the Fijian parliament, the late honourable speaker was in an influential position to convince women that they can also play leadership roles.”

The youngest of the late Speaker’s seven children, Fatafehi Luveni says her mother’s hard work is a testament to the family’s success.


Fatafehi Luveni

Dr Luveni was laid to rest at the Lovonilase Cemetery in Suva.