FEO capable to deliver the 2018 General Election: Konrote
July 25, 2018 6:15 pm
The Fijian Elections Office has the capacity to deliver the 2018 General Election.
These are the sentiments of President Major General Retired, Jioji Konrote who expressed his confidence in the institution.
The President says as the country waits to go to the polls, it is commendable to see the growth of the FEO since 2014.
During his courtesy call to the Elections Office yesterday, the president thanked the institute for the work carried out so far.
“I have no doubts that the constitutionally appointed Electoral Commission and the Supervisor of Elections and your staff have spent sleepless nights and left no stones un-turned to ensure that the nation is ready for the next round of election.”
Electoral Commission Chair, Suresh Chandra says the FEO will ensure the Election is free, fair and credible.
“The Fijian Elections Office continues to research and refine our electoral processes to ensure that we are in compliance with internationally accepted best practice as well as implementing principles that are becoming regarded as internationally accepted.”
Following the tour, the President had a private meeting with members of the Electoral Commission where he was provided a comprehensive Election preparation update by the Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem.