Lord ‘Akau‘ola has repaid all monies owing to Bank of South Pacific, lawyer tells Kaniva

    Kuo fakakakato ‘e Looti ‘Akau’ola 'a e fiema'u 'a e pangikē Bank of South Pacific Ltd hili e tu'utu'uni fakamaau'anga ke totongi 'a hono mo'ua ne 'i he lau miliona'. Hangē ko ia ne lipooti ‘e he Kaniva’ ki mu’a’, ne ‘i ai ha mo’ua ‘o e nōpele’ ni ‘i ha tu’utu’uni ‘a e Fakamaau’anga Lahi’ ‘i he 2018 ‘o ne faka’atā ‘a e pangikee’ ke ‘eke'i. Ka kuo fakahā ‘e he’ene loea ‘i ‘Aokalani’, Harry Waalkens QC ‘i ha’ane tohi mai he efiafi’ ni, ko e mo’ua ko ‘eni’ na’e ‘osi fai e ngāue ki ai (settle) pea kuo fiemālie ki ai 'a e pangikee'. Na’a’ ne ‘omai ai mo e tohi mei he kautaha Stephenson Associates na’e faka’aho ki he ‘aho 25 ‘o Sune ‘o e ta’u kuo ‘osi’ ki he Fakamaau’anga Lahi’ ‘o fakamahino ‘a hono totongi ‘o e mo’ua’ ni.

    Lord ‘Akau’ola has paid all moneys owing to the Bank of South Pacific Tonga Ltd. As Kaniva news previously reported, the Noble had been the subject of a Supreme Court order in 2018 allowing the bank, formerly Westpac, to recover nearly one million pa’anga. That sum was the amount owing plus interest. As we pointed…


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