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President Konrote sworn in for another term

November 5, 2018 12:10 am

In his second and final term, President Major General Retired, Jioji Konusi Konrote was sworn into office today, few hours ago for another term of three years.

After pledging his allegiance, the President took the oath of office with Chief Justice Anthony Gates administering the official swearing in.

“I Jioji Konusi Konrote swear that I’ll be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Republic of Fiji according to Law and that I will obey, observe, uphold and maintain the Constitution of the Republic of Fiji and all other laws of Fiji and I will devote myself to the well-being of the Republic of Fiji and all Fijians, protect and promote their rights and well and truly serve the Republic of Fiji in the Office of the President, so help me God.”

Prior to the swearing-in, the official ceremony also included a warrant of appointment that was read out by Speaker of the House Dr. Jiko Luveni.

The official ceremony which was broadcast live on FBC TV was held at the Borron House in Suva with the State House currently under renovation.