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The late Nelson Ne'e

A FORMER Member of Parliament for Central Honiara Constituency has died.

Nelson Ne’e was reported to have died after suffering a long illness.

The late Ne’e became a Member of Parliament after being elected into office during the 2006 elections.

Before becoming a member of parliament, he held top posts at the Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA).

He was a Personnel Manager (SIEA), Administration Manager (SIEA), Deputy General Manager (SIEA), Public Service Commission and a Research & Policy Officer.

Born on the February 2, 1954 at his home village in Ambu, Malaita Province; he was regarded as a simple leader who has been loyal to his duty.

During his term as Member of Parliament, he was the Chair for the Government Caucus from May 2006 to 13 December 2007, and holds a ministerial portfolio as the Minister for Home Affairs from May to June 2006 and from 5 to 22 December 2007.