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Electricity supply to boost economic development

Luke Rawalai
Thursday, July 10, 2014

GOVERNMENT'S recent electricity project in Wailevu, Cakaudrove on Vanua Levu is expected to foster development within the district.

Tuvarara resident Abdul Hussein said as a coconut oil seller, having electricity enabled him to produce more after he purchased an electrical coconut scraper.

Mr Hussein said he now planned to purchase two more scrapers to assist him produce more oil, which he could sell to residents in the area, and his customers at the Savusavu Municipal Market.

"We can now watch televisions and our children are updated with the latest developments in the big world," he said.

"Families now can fully utilise their electrical appliances and also enjoy the luxuries that people do take for granted in urban areas."

Tuvarara housewife Rahiman Bi said she was grateful to the government for bringing development to them.

"I advise people to choose wisely during the September election and help the nation select a government that will fully represent the wishes of the people.

"Otherwise, we will be a nation repeating the same mistakes that we have done in the past," Ms Bi said


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