Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 5:46 AM on Friday 19 September

/ Front page / News

Districts host RFMF commander and his family

Mere Naleba
Sunday, April 06, 2014

THE people of Kadavu yesterday staged a $5000 celebration to show their support for the new military commander.

Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga and his family were yesterday hosted to lunch by the nine districts of Kadavu.

Speaking on behalf of the vanua of Kadavu, Ratu Seci Nawalowalo of Tavuki said it was an honour for the people of Kadavu to have a man from their province selected ahead of many other capable officers to lead the military.

Speaking in the iTaukei language, Ratu Seci said the people of Kadavu living in Suva had planned the celebration for the past three weeks and what transpired yesterday was more like a thanksgiving function from the people for the military leader.

Brig-Gen Tikoitoga's kinsmen of Muani Village in the district of Ravitaki arrived in Suva two weeks ago to be part of a celebration but stayed on until yesterday for the celebration of the vanua.

Major Isoa Loanakadavu of Muani said the villagers were being billeted at a home in Wainivula and taken care of by Muani villagers living in Suva.


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. FijiFirst claims 60 per cent
  2. Leader of the pack
  3. FijiFirst leads
  4. Provisonal results from the Fiji Elections Office
  5. PDP is number 4
  6. Army grateful
  7. 306,096 votes counted from 1000 polling station
  8. The race is on
  9. Now we wait
  10. Labour trails

Top Stories this Week

  1. FijiFirst claims 60 per cent Thursday (18 Sep)
  2. Searching for answers Monday (15 Sep)
  3. Girl, 12, murdered Monday (15 Sep)
  4. Leader of the pack Thursday (18 Sep)
  5. Shocked and disgusted Monday (15 Sep)
  6. FijiFirst leads Thursday (18 Sep)
  7. Couple seeks end to problem Friday (12 Sep)
  8. No $20m ransom Tuesday (16 Sep)
  9. PM confirms release of 45 peacekeepers Friday (12 Sep)
  10. Safe and alive Friday (12 Sep)