|Adi Nani (l) and Adi Lelea Cakobau (r)|
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today led a government delegation to pay respects and condolences for Lady Lelea Cakobau, former first lady to Fiji’s first local Governor General, Ratu Sir George Kadavulevu Cakobau.
Known in the i-taukei tradition as the “i-reguregu”, today’s condolence saw heads of government ministries and agencies pay tribute to the former first lady at the chiefly island of Bau, in the province of Tailevu.
The former first lady who passed away on 3rd March at her home in Bau after a long illness, is from the Radave clan, also from Bau. Lady Lelea was 79 years old at the time of her passing and is survived by a daughter and three sons. The funeral will be at the chiefly burial ground in Bau on Saturday, March 10.