Valdon Dowiyogo

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The Honourable
Valdon Dowiyogo
Member of the Nauruan Parliament
for Ubenide
Assumed office
Preceded by Derog Gioura
Personal details
Born (1968-08-31) 31 August 1968 (age 45)
Nationality Nauru Nauruan
Religion Christian

Valdon Kape Dowiyogo (born August 31, 1968) is a political figure and cabinet minister from the Pacific nation of the Republic of Nauru.

Family and political background[edit]

His father, Bernard Dowiyogo, served as President of Nauru on seven occasions between 1976 and 2003. His brother, Jesaulenko Dowiyogo, is also pursuing a political career.

Valdon Dowiyogo stood for the Parliament of Nauru for the constituency of Ubenide and was duly elected.

Speaker of the Parliament of Nauru[edit]

In 2005 he was appointed Speaker of the Parliament of Nauru.[1] The occasion of his appointment was the death in office of the previous Speaker, Vassal Gadoengin.

Member of the Cabient[edit]

In 2013 Dowiyogo was appointed by President Baron Waqa to be a member of his Cabinet. Dowiyogo currently holds the portfolios of Health, Transport, Sports, and Fisheries.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Nauru elects a new Speaker". Radio New Zealand International. January 7, 2005. Retrieved November 26, 2011.