19 Jul 2006

American Samoa church leaders swap roles

3:32 pm on 19 July 2006

The Reverend Elder Leatulagi Faalevao has succeeded Governor Togiola Tulafono as Chairman of American Samoa's Congregational Christian Church.

The Samoa News reports that in effect the two men swapped roles, with Togiola being elected Vice Chairman

The Reverend Samuel Tialavea remains the church's General Secretary after defeating six other candidates for the post.