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Army chief holds first military parade

By DAWN GIBSON
Monday, March 31, 2014

Update: 12:26PM THE Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) new commander Brigadier-General Mosese Tikoitoga officiated at his first military parade this morning the first quarter parade at the Queen Elizabeth Barracks in Nabua since being appointed commander last month.

Speaking in the iTaukei language, Brig-Gen Tikoitoga told military and navy officers present at the gathering that they would not participate in the preparation or during the much-awaited general election now scheduled for September 17.

He noted that the military will remain apolitical.

 


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