New SG comes with great experience: AG

February 13, 2023 12:33 pm

Fiji’s new Solicitor General, Ropate Green Lomavatu.

Attorney General Siromi Turaga has welcomed the appointment of former magistrate Ropate Green Lomavatu as Fiji’s new Solicitor General.

Turaga says he needed Lomavatu for the huge task ahead.

He adds the new SG comes with massive experience and has moved up the ranks through natural progression.

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The Attorney General says the country will be grateful for the new Solicitor General’s input.

The appointment was made following a meeting of the Judicial Services Commission.

According to Section 116(5) of the Constitution, the Solicitor General shall be appointed by the President on the recommendation of the Judicial Services Commission following consultation by the Commission with the Attorney General.

Lomavatu had a meeting with the Attorney General in Parliament this morning.