American Samoa government’s longest serving director, Aleki Sene Sr., who passed away over the weekend, has been described by Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga, as a “true public servant icon” and the father of telecommunications for the territory.
Aleki Sene Sr., passed away peacefully on Saturday at the LBJ Medical Center surrounded by family members. He was 84.
Sene served as director, first with the Office of Communications, later named American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority, which he served as executive director.