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New vehicle for Rotuma council

Government handed over a 4×4 twin cab vehicle to the Rotuma Island Council today. Mr Katonitabua said the vehicle will make a big difference for the council of Rotuma by delivering safer, most cost-efficient travel for council members and visiting government officials. By helping the Council of Rotuma with their transportation needs, helping Rotuman leaders […]

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September 15, 2015 10:44 pm

Government handed over a 4×4 twin cab vehicle to the Rotuma Island Council today.

Office of the Prime Minister, Acting Permanent Secretary Naipote Katonitabua handed over a 4 by 4 twin cab vehicle to the Rotuma council this afternoon.
Office of the Prime Minister, Acting Permanent Secretary Naipote Katonitabua handed over a 4 by 4 twin cab vehicle to the Rotuma council this afternoon.

Mr Katonitabua said the vehicle will make a big difference for the council of Rotuma by delivering safer, most cost-efficient travel for council members and visiting government officials.

By helping the Council of Rotuma with their transportation needs, helping Rotuman leaders to serve citizens they represent. This vehicle will allow the council to travel to various villages to hold meetings and consultations, a critical component of participatory and inclusive democracy.

By giving council members more direct access to Fijian people, our government will be able to address the issues you face. Direct access to government officials promotes greater transparency and accountability between Government and the people.

Rotuma council chairman Tarterani Rigamoto:

We are grateful for the vehicle that is being handed over today and we can assure government that it will greatly assist the people of Rotuma.

Currently government has provided assistance for the construction of the new hospital, development of infrastructure in particular roads and the upgrades of Rotuma High School.

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