Nidel honored with state funeral

The government held a state funeral for the late Arno Nitijela representative on December 11 in Majuro. Photo: Hilary Hosia.

Flags flew at half-mast this week for six-term Arno Senator and Minister Nidel Lorak, who died recently at Majuro hospital.

The government held a state funeral at Nitijela Wednesday this week. He served in Nitijela from 1992 to 2016, and was minister of four different ministries.

After graduating with a BA from the University of Hawaii, he returned to start a long career in education by teaching at Arno Elementary School.


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