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Second term for President

Nanise Loanakadavu
Tuesday, November 13, 2012

RATU Epeli Nailatikau has assured the people of Fiji that he will do the nation good after being sworn in as President for his second three-year term yesterday.

He was sworn in to the Office of President by Chief Justice Anthony Gates.

In taking his Oath of Allegiance, Ratu Epeli promised to serve the country and its people with diligence.

Justice Gates administered the Oath of Allegiance and Oath for the Due Execution of the Office of the President during the ceremony which was attended by the Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, and cabinet ministers, dignitaries, members of the diplomatic corps and business representatives.

Ratu Epeli was sworn in as President in November 2009 and the re-appointment process was carried out under the Executive Authority of Fiji Decree.

Leaders of the Methodist Church, Catholic Church and Anglican Church conducted prayers during the ceremony and in the dedication of Ratu Epeli's role.