Happy 90th birthday, Faimafili Leleisiuao!

By Fetalai Tuilulu’u ,

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Seated second from left, Faimafili Leleisiuao Faimafili Leleisiuao is surrounded by family and friends.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Seated second from left, Faimafili Leleisiuao Faimafili Leleisiuao is surrounded by family and friends. (Photo: Misiona Simo)

Faimafili Leleisiuao celebrated her 90th birthday at Taumeasina Island Resort on Sunday afternoon.

Family and friends of the Leleisiuao family from Lufilufi gathered to witness the special event. 

The wife of the late Leleisiuao Aiolu, they have four girls and two boys.

Faimafili’s son, the Associate Minister of Commerce, Industry and Labour, Tuifa’asisina Lisati Leleisiuao, said his mother is a loving and humble person who always puts her family first.

 “I don’t know of any other words to explain our very generous, lovely, strong and of course beautiful mother,” he said.

“She is a very hard working person and her children and family were always her main priority.

 Happy birthday Nana.
Happy birthday Nana.

 “I thank God for giving her another year of life.

“Thank you all for coming, to our families and friends you all make this day beautiful. 

“I thank God for our mother, and especially our father who is not with us anymore but I know he’s very happy where he is. 

 “To be honest, our mother is definitely our greatest blessing in life. We have no other words to express how lucky we are to have our mother. 

“So today we have given all our best efforts to celebrate her 90th birthday. 

“We want her to know that she is our motivation in everything we do and we are forever grateful for everything she has done.”

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