Fiji Time: 9:23 AM on Friday 30 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Students sleep in discomfort

Salaseini Moceiwai
Friday, April 25, 2014

BOARDERS at Ratu Emeri Catholic Primary School at Kubulau in Bua have no option but to sleep on old and deteriorating beds.

As a result, the school management and board committee members pleaded with the Prime Minister during a talanoa session on Wednesday to provide at least 20 new beds.

Committee member Sepesa Kula said the beds were brought in by a Catholic priest in 1955 and were slowly deteriorating.

He said the 22 boarders shared beds sometimes and the students would be grateful if the government could assist the school with 20 new beds.

The Prime Minister requested the Education Ministry to take note of the plea.

Divisional education officer North Satya Nand Shandil said they would look into the matter.

* More stories on PM's Vanua Levu tour on Page 25





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. Killer on the loose
  2. Community in shock
  3. Time for answers
  4. Long queues for free water
  5. 3pc tax matters
  6. AT A GLANCE
  7. 50 for seasonal work
  8. Call for monitoring units
  9. Seaweed farm plan
  10. Expansion of hart

Top Stories this Week

  1. PM's apology to Fiji Saturday (24 Jan)
  2. Who let our boy go swimming Thursday (29 Jan)
  3. Old market to turn into live fish shop Tuesday (27 Jan)
  4. FRCA terminates officers Tuesday (27 Jan)
  5. Fake tabua inquiry Thursday (29 Jan)
  6. Things you didn't know about Kuridrani Monday (26 Jan)
  7. Tragic end to tour Wednesday (28 Jan)
  8. Man charged for assaulting daughter Monday (26 Jan)
  9. New-look bus station plans Tuesday (27 Jan)
  10. Woman found Thursday (29 Jan)