PRIME Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama has assured the people of Kadavu that the elections will go ahead next year as promised by the government.
And they should be firm and expect changes that have been carried out and move forward for a better nation as everyone plays an important part in developing this nation.
Opening the Kadavu Provincial Council meeting at Studio 6 in Suva yesterday, Commodore Bainimarama urged the delegates to read and understand the contents of the 2013 Constitution, especially the clauses of the protection of iTaukei lands.
Speaking in the iTaukei language, he said the new Constitution would benefit the people of Kadavu, their children and the generations to come.
He also highlighted some important aspects of the Constitution that takes away racial discrimination.
He said the Constitution was not only for the upcoming elections but for the development of the nation in years to come.
Commodore Bainimarama also highlighted the various developments which were carried out by his government.
He challenged the delegates to focus more on nation building.
Some questions as to why people of other races were brought to take up various leadership were raised during the opening session of the meeting. However, Commodore Bainimarama replied that he only picked the people who were fit for the job, people with the right calibre and those who could deliver.