THE Legislative Assembly of Tonga today opens with a prayer led by the Speaker of the House, Lord Fakafanua.

In his prayer he calls on God’s continued guidance as the House begins the last session of the parliamentary term 2010-2014.

Meanwhile the new Noble Representative of the Niuas, Lord Fusitu’a was also sworn in as the new Member of Parliament.

In taking his oath, Lord Fusitu’a pledges to obey the reigning King, His Majesty King Tupou VI, and also to abide by the Constitution of Tonga. He also pledges to commit and perform his holy duty as a parliamentarian.

(42) Lord Fusitu’a is the son of late Lord Fusitu’a who passed away in April this year.

He won the May by-election for the Niuas Noble’s seat by two votes.

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