The Member of Parliament for Gagaifomauga No. 1, Tuilo’a Toeulu Anitele’a Tuilo’a, has passed away after a long battle with kidney failure.
He was 62. Tuilo’a died at his family home in Si’usega on Monday morning. He was an Associate Minister for the Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development.
Yesterday, his wife, Taupo Tuilo’a told the Samoa Observer that Tuilo’a had suffered for many years and had relied on dialysis treatment. She recalled that in 2007, Tuilo’a was taken to New Zealand for an operation on his eyes, when the doctors there informed them about his kidney condition.