John Bani

Father John Bennett Bani (born July 1, 1941) was the President and head of state of Vanuatu from 25 March 1999 until March 24, 2004.[1]

His term expired in 2004.[2] He is an Anglican priest from Pentecost Island. He is one of the founders of the Cultural Association which later become the Vanuaku Party].He is a nationalist and a man of Christian principles.[3]


  1. Roger East, Richard Thomas (2003). Profiles of people in power: the world's government leaders. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-85743-126-1.
  2. "Vanuatu selects Kalkot Mataskelekele as President". Radio New Zealand International. August 16, 2004. Retrieved October 7, 2011.

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