Tonga’s Lord Madraiwiwi Tangatatonga dies age 59

A leading Fijian judge who was elevated by Late king George V of Tonga as a kingdom’s lawlord has died after a short illness.

Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi,  59, was Nauru Chief Justice and a former Fiji Vice President.

He was appointed to the Life Peerage in the Kingdom of Tonga in Jnuary 2010.

He held the title of Lord Madraiwiwi Tangatatonga.

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