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Qiliho For Acting Police Commissioner

Republic of Fiji Military Forces Landforce Commander, Colonel Sitiveni Qiliho has been appointed Acting Commissioner of Police. His appointment will be effective tomorrow. A Department of Information statement said Commissioner
10 Nov 2015 18:54
Qiliho For Acting Police Commissioner
Newly appointed Acting Police Commissioner, Sitiveni Qiliho.

Republic of Fiji Military Forces Landforce Commander, Colonel Sitiveni Qiliho has been appointed Acting Commissioner of Police.

His appointment will be effective tomorrow.

A Department of Information statement said Commissioner of the Fiji Police Force, Bernardus Groenewald had today submitted written notification for an early release from his contractual appointment with effect from Tuesday 10 November 2015.  

He cited personal and family reasons.

The statement said: “Following advice from the Prime Minister as the Chair of the Constitutional Offices Commission, His Excellency the President has appointed Colonel Sitiveni Tukaituraga Qiliho as the Acting Commissioner of the Fiji Police Force with effect from 11 November 2015 for a period of three months or when a substantive appointment is made to the position of the Commissioner of the Fiji Police Force.

 “A draft advertisement for the position of the Commissioner of the Fiji Police Force has been circulated to the members of the Constitutional Offices Commission. Upon finalisation of the advertisement, the position will be advertised at the earliest.

 “On behalf of all Fijians, His Excellency the President thanked Mr Bernardus Groenewald for his service as the Commissioner of the Fiji Police Force and wished him all the best in his future endeavours,” the statement said.

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