Rotuma council receives new vehicle
September 15, 2015 7:02 pm
Government will be able to better address issues faced by the people of Rotuma following the handing over of a vehicle today to the Rotuma Island Council.
Office of the Prime Minister, Acting Permanent Secretary Naipote Katonitabua handed over a 4 by 4 twin cab vehicle to the Rotuma council yesterday.
Katonibau says the vehicle will make a big difference for the Rotuma Council by delivering safer, most cost-efficient travel for council members and visiting government officials.
He adds the vehicle will allow the council to travel to various villages to hold meetings and consultations, a critical component of participatory and inclusive democracy.
Rotuma council chairman Tarterani Rigamoto thanked government for the assistance made towards the development of the island.