Fiji Corrections Service mark 144 years of service
26 October, 2018, 9:28 pm
THE Fiji Corrections Service today celebrated Corrections Day celebrating its 144 years of service.
Chief guest at the celebration, the permanent secretary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Iowane Naivalurua – who introduced the Yellow Ribbon project within FCS – said the corrections service had gone through many difficulties in the past.
“You have gone through many challenges yet where we are right now is a result of women and men who have given their lives and families for the call of service,” Mr Naivalurua said.
The FCS also conducted a skill competition within the week and gave eight awards to both teams and individuals who gave their best during the competition.
List of Awards:
Best Team in Theory– National Headquarters Mens Team
Best Team in Obstacle – Mens Cateogry: Pre-Release Center
Best Team in Obstacle – Women’s Category: Lautoka Womens Corrections Center
Best Individual in Theory – Tomasi Kubunavanua of the NHQ Mens Team
Best Individual in Obstacle: Mens Category – Sanaila Matakai of Ba Corrections Center
Best Individual in Obstacle: Womens Category – Vaiti Waqatabu of NHQ Women’s
Fastest Time in Obstacle – Taveuni Corrections Center with a time of 58 minutes
Overall Winner of the Corrections Skills Competition – NHQ Men’s Team with 382 points