11 Feb 2014

Fiji Methodist President Waqairatu dies

4:17 pm on 11 February 2014

The President of the Methodist Church in Fiji, the Reverend Tuikilakila Waqairatu, has passed away after a short illness.

FBC News reports that the Reverend Tuikilakila died in hospital this morning at the age of 66.

He is survived by his wife and a daughter.

FBC News says a former President, the Reverend Ame Tugaue, will act as the Interim President until a new one is elected.