Kinza Clodumar passes away

Nauru pays tribute to former president Kinza Clodumar

Mr Clodumar is the only Nauruan politician to have been elected to parliament in two different constituencies.

His political career spanned three decades since entering politics as a Member of Parliament for the constituency of Aiwo in the Second Parliament in 1971 and for six consecutive parliaments until 1982; then as a member for Boe from the 12th to 15th Parliament (1995-2004).

In December 1986 Mr Clodumar was the speaker of parliament for a short term; and served as president from February 1997 until June 1998.