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Konrote is new President elect of Fiji

October 11, 2015 10:33 pm

Jioji Konrote is now the new President elect of Fiji

Konrote won the vote 31 – 14 over Opposition Nominee Ratu Epeli Ganilau.

Three MP’s abstained from voting.

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni made the announcement in Parliament this morning.

_’’In accordance with Section 84 Clause 3 of the 2013 Constitution, Major General Jioji Konusi Konrote having received the support of the majority of the Members of Parliament present is appointed as the President of the Republic of Fiji by Parliament’’.

Konrote now takes up the post for three years.

Outgoing President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau’s term ends this month..