Report – By Ricardo Morris of Repúblika Magazine
Fiji’s once military dictator is today a democratically elected Prime Minister.
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama claimed victory for his Fiji First party at a thanksgiving service this morning at the National Stadium in Suva’s Laucala Bay, saying they had secured 32 seats in Fiji’s 50-seat parliament.
“This is a victory for all Fijians. This is when history will record that as a nation, we embraced a new future,” he said.
“I am the Prime Minister of all Fijians, for all Fijians. The days of pandering to special interests groups, elites and certain areas of the country are over.” Read more »