7 Jan 2005

Nauru elects a new Speaker

3:12 pm on 7 January 2005

Nauru has elected a new Speaker to replace Vassal Gadoengin, who died recently.

The new Speaker is Valdon Dowiyogo, a Member of parliament for Ubenide, serving his first term.

Mr Dowiyogo is the son of one of Nauru's longest-serving presidents, the late Bernard Dowiyogo.