Ezekiel Alebua

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The Right Honourable
Ezekiel Alebua
3rd Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands
In office
1 December 1986 – 28 March 1989
Preceded by Sir Peter Kenilorea
Succeeded by Solomon Mamaloni
Foreign Minister of the Solomon Islands
In office
Member of Parliament for East Guadalcanal
In office
Personal details
Born 1947
Political party Solomon Islands United Party

Ezekiel Alebua PC (born 1947) was the third Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands from 1 December 1986 until 28 March 1989.[1] He served as Foreign Minister from 1981 to 1982. Alebua was the premier of Guadalcanal province from 1998 to 2003, and antagonised some people in that area for not supporting moves to declare that province independent.[2]

He was wounded in an assassination attempt by Harold Keke's group on 1 June 2001. During his prominence in national politics during the 1980s, Alebua was a member of the conservative Solomon Islands United Party.[2]


  1. ^ Islands business. News (South Pacific) Limited. Retrieved 5 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Alebua denies tension involvement"; Solomon Star News: 4 November 2011

Further reading[edit]

Lennox, Gina (2005). Forged by war: Australians in combat and back home. Melbourne Univ. Publishing. p. 17. ISBN 978-0-522-85171-7. Retrieved 5 January 2011. 

Political offices
Preceded by
Peter Kenilorea
Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands
Succeeded by
Solomon Mamaloni