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Fiji Votes: RFMF Personnel Remind Their Families Importance of Voting

Members of the Republic of Fiji Mili­tary Forces (RFMF) at Sukanaiva­lu Barracks in Labasa were happy to cast their votes yesterday. 52-year-old Captain Samuela Cikaitoga, the Officer Commanding Golf Company
10 Nov 2018 11:00
Fiji Votes: RFMF Personnel Remind Their Families Importance of Voting
From left: Captain Samuela Cikaitoga, Sergeant Iosefo Tamanisaqarua and Warrant Officer Class Two Ravuama Ratuvuki at Sukanaivalu Barracks in Labasa on November 9, 2018. Photo: Yogesh Chandra

Members of the Republic of Fiji Mili­tary Forces (RFMF) at Sukanaiva­lu Barracks in Labasa were happy to cast their votes yesterday.

52-year-old Captain Samuela Cikaitoga, the Officer Commanding Golf Company at Sukanaivalu Barracks, said everyone at the barracks got up around 4.30am and after their devotion, they got to cast their votes.

“This vote means a lot because it will de­cide the future of this country,” he said.

Captain Cikaitoga said his wife and two daughters would also be voting on Novem­ber 14.

“I told my daughters that this is their fu­ture and the future of your kids,” he said.

Sergeant Iosefo Tamanisaqarua, 53, also said that he was happy to have cast his vote.

He also encouraged his son, a first time voter, to take part in the voting process.

According to Warrant Officer Class Two Ravuama Ratuvuki, 54, about 99 military personnel at the barracks cast their votes.

RFMF personnel in Suva also cast their votes yesterday.

Edited by Jonathan Bryce

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