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Concerns at power supply

Repeka Nasiko
Sunday, January 05, 2014

VOTUA Housing settlement residents in Sigatoka have been visited by the Prime Minister, Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama who addressed their concerns about the lack of electricity in the community.

The recent visit came about after concerned community members highlighted the effect of the community not having access to electricity, especially their schoolchildren.

After hearing their concerns, Commodore Bainimarama ordered the Fiji Electricity Authority to address the issue.

Turaga ni koro Elimeleki Turagarogo acknowledged the prompt action taken by the government.

The government has dedicated $10million in the 2014 National Budget for rural electrification projects.

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