List of Speakers of the Parliament of Nauru

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The Speaker of the Parliament of Nauru is the presiding officer of that legislature in the Republic of Nauru. The Speaker is elected by the members in the Parliament of Nauru.[1]

A list of the office holders follows.[2][3][4][5]

Name Period notes
Itubwa Amram 1968 – Jan 1971
Kenas Aroi Jan 1971 - April 1977
David Peter Gadaroa April 1977 - Aug 1981
Ruben Kun Aug 1981 - Dec 1986
Pres Nimes Ekwona Dec 1986 - Jan 1987 - 1988
Derog Gioura ? - June 1988 - Sep 1992 - ?
Paul D. Jeremiah ? - June 1994 - Nov 1995
Maein Deireragea Nov 1995 - Feb 1997
Kennan Adeang Feb 1997 - May 1998 - ?
Ludwig Keke ? - Dec 1998 - May 2000
Ludwig Scotty May 2000 - May 2003
Godfrey Thoma May 6, 2003 – May 7, 2003
Fabian Ribauw May 29, 2003 – 2003
Russell Kun 2003–2004
Vassal Gadoengin October 2004 – December 15, 2004
Valdon Dowiyogo December 27, 2004 – December 2007
Riddell Akua December 2007 – March 18, 2008 resigned
David Adeang March 20, 2008 – 2008 removed from office
Riddell Akua April 29, 2008 – 2010 resigned
Godfrey Thoma May 13, 2010 – May 18, 2010 resigned
Dominic Tabuna June 1, 2010 – June 4, 2010 resigned
Aloysius Amwano July 2, 2010 – 2010 removed from office
Landon Deireragea July 9, 2010 – November 1, 2010 acting
Ludwig Scotty November 1, 2010 – April 18, 2013 resigned
Landon Deireragea April 18, 2013 – April 25, 2013 acting
Godfrey Thoma April 25, 2013 – June 11, 2013 lost seat after 2013 elections.
Ludwig Scotty June 11, 2013 – July 2016 lost seat after 2016 elections.
Cyril Buraman July 13, 2016 – Incumbent

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