Ezekiel Alebua Obituary: Former Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Cause of Death

Ezekiel Alebua Death

Ezekiel Alebua Obituary, Death Cause: Former Solomon Islands Prime Minister and Guadalcanal Province Premier, Rt. Hon. Ezekiel Alebua, passed away last night, Sunday, 7th August 2022 at 10:26 pm at Haimatua, his home village on the Weather Coast of Guadalcanal.

A statement from the family says he passed away after a long battle with complicated health issues.
Alebua served as the country’s third Prime Minister from December 1986 to March 1989. He succeeded Sir Peter Kenilorea who resigned as prime minister in December 1986.

Ezekiel Alebua Cause of Death

He was elected Member of Parliament for East Guadalcanal constituency in 1980. Alebua became Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade in the Solomon Mamaloniled government which came into power in 1980. When Kenilorea took over as prime minister in 1984 Alebua became Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and then again as Minister for Foreign Affairs.
He served as a member of parliament for the East Guadalcanal constituency until 1997 when he was succeeded by Johnson Koli.
In 1998 Alebua became a member of the Guadalcanal provincial assembly and was elected Premier, a position he held until 2003. It was during his term as Guadalcanal Premier that the country experienced civil unrest. On 1 June 2001, he was wounded in an assassination attempt.
In 2007 Alebua was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison for embezzlement while serving as Guadalcanal Province Premier. Following his release, he lived a quiet life alternating between his homes at Kakabona, West of Honiara, and Haimatua in Tasimauri.

Who was Ezekiel Alebua?

Alebua was born in 1947 at Avuavu on the Weather Coast of Guadalcanal. He was educated at the local primary school and then at St. Joseph’s Catholic School at Tenaru, after which he entered the British Colonial administration civil service. He later attended short-term administrative and management courses at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji. Over the years he worked his way up the civil service ranks, becoming clerk to various districts (that became provinces after independence), including Makira, Isabel and the last was Guadalcanal Province.

Ezekiel Alebua Obituary

Ezekiel Alebua, an obituary, has been released for him. His family and friends are in our prayers during this difficult time. Still, unfortunately, we have not yet received any updates about funeral arrangements for the dead person.

Ezekiel Alebua Funeral Service

Funeral Service of Ezekiel Alebua: Funerals are a very emotional time for family and friends. They might not be able to attend the funeral service, so their obituary must be published on an online platform where they can view or share memories of their loved ones with others who have cared deeply about them while they were alive.

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