19 Sep 2018

Chief executive of Samoa works ministry sacked

7:17 am on 19 September 2018

The chief executive of Samoa's ministry of Works Transport and Infrastructure has been sacked by the public service commission.

The Samoa Observer reported Afamasaga Su'a Pou Onesemo's sacking was confirmed by Minister Papalii Niko Lee Hang yesterday.

The minister said the basis of the termination was poor management and a breach of contract.

Afamasaga was suspended earlier this year over allegations of corruption raised by an overseas company.

He told the Observer yesterday that he had not been told of the commission's decision.

Afamasaga Su'a Pou Onesemo.

Afamasaga Su'a Pou Onesemo. Photo: Samoa Ministry of Works

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