Fiji Time: 7:26 AM on Monday 27 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Loabuka's contract extended

Arin Kumar
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

LITIANA Loabuka's contract as the chief executive officer of the Fiji Sports Council has been extended for another three years.

Her contract expired on January 5 and the council chairman Peter Mazey said they had received a large number of applications for the position.

"Since Litiana's contract was up, as a normal practice of a corporate body, we advertised the position," he said.

"There was a number of people who applied for the position and those applications that were considered were good candidates."

Mazey said when making their decision, they looked at Loabuka's record and her achievements during her term.

"All of the final applicants were interviewed by the full board and after due consideration and going through all applications, the board unanimously approved the re-appointment of Litiana."

He said the council had taken a new approach and this would make Loabuka's job more challenging and demanding.

"The Sports Council has to look in a new direction now, along a more commercial focus so that we can maintain our facilities."





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Man found unconscious, pronounced dead
  2. Simply the best
  3. Police probe body find
  4. $5m supermarket provides jobs
  5. Military team to leave for Noumea
  6. Bible verse inspires graduate
  7. Toddler drowns in river
  8. Students add colour to celebrations
  9. Time to remember the brave sons
  10. Tourists enjoy fine weather

Top Stories this Week

  1. Gang rape Monday (20 Apr)
  2. Bloody Sunday Monday (20 Apr)
  3. The murder of a schoolteacher Tuesday (21 Apr)
  4. Death shatters dream Monday (20 Apr)
  5. Wish for son's death Monday (20 Apr)
  6. Wrong body for burial Thursday (23 Apr)
  7. Unclaimed body laid to rest Tuesday (21 Apr)
  8. Hunt for terrorist Thursday (23 Apr)
  9. Rights over freehold land Wednesday (22 Apr)
  10. PM's office receives 1000 complaints Thursday (23 Apr)