13 Aug 2002

State funeral for former American Samoa governor Lutali

10:25 am on 13 August 2002

The former American Samoa Governor, A. P. Lutali, who died two weeks ago, will be buried on Saturday after a state funeral on Friday.

The state funeral service, the first for a former Governor to be held in the Territory, will be broadcast live on television and possibly on private radio stations.

On the Saturday, a requiem mass will be held followed by the burial.

A.P. Lutali served two terms as Governor in the 1980s and 1990s.