Rewa rejects draft constitution

Rewa rejects draft constitution

Friday 05/04/2013

Rewa high chief Ro Teimumu Kepa said they reject the draft constitution.

Ro Teimumu led a delegation to present their submission on the draft constitution at the Attorney General’s office.

The vanua of Rewa’s submission was addressed to the Permanent Secretary for the Prime Minister’s office.

Ro Teimumu said they still want the 1997 constitution.

When contacted this afternoon, Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama said Ro Teimumu went with a group of NGOs to Government House.

He said they were told to take their submission to the Solicitor General’s Office.

Commodore Bainimarama told Fijivillage that the submission will be assessed and a decision will be made on whether anything would be included in the draft constitution.   

Story by: Vijay Narayan and Akuila Cama

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