Wilisoni Malani

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Ratu Wilisoni Tuiketei Malani OBE, OSTJ, JP (1920 - 14 June 2005) was a Fijian chief, medical doctor, and politician. He held the chiefly title of Turaga na Gonesau, or Paramount Chief of the Nakorotubu district in the Province of "Ra" in the western part of Viti Levu. The "Turaga na Gonesau" means the "blessed child" as Ratu Malani's grandancestor was one of Fiji's high chief, Rokomautu from Verata, who gave his blessing "sau"

The surname "Malani" was given to Ratu Malani's father by Lau chief "Roko Malani" as a token of appreciation and in remembrance for the Nakorotubu warriors in sailing to Lau and subduing an uprising in Kedekede, Lakeba, Lau in the 18th century in what is commonly known as the Vuakaloa Campaign or Blackboar Campaign.

A cousin of the late Prime Minister and President, Kamisese Mara, Ratu Malani after the death of his father Roko Malani in Ra was raised in Tubou, Lau by his uncle, Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba, Ratu Mara's father, who financed his education at Fiji's premier boarding school, Queen Victoria School, where he was the head boy in 1940, and the Central Medical School, which is now the Fiji School of Medicine. It was assumed that Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba's decision to adhere to Ratu Sukuna's request for Ratu Mara to abandon his sixth year medicine study at the University of Otago in New Zealand and to study leadership and politics at the Oxford University was because he had a replacement for a...
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