Leader of Opposition, Voreqe Bainimarama has not issued a public apology as at midnight last night when the 48 hours ended.
This is after Bainimarama breached parliamentary privilege and was suspended for three years and he has to issue a written apology to the President within 14 days, that he issue an apology to the public within 48 hours which ended at midnight last night, that during the period of suspension Bainimarama is not allowed to enter the parliamentary precincts and that if Bainimarama fails to comply, necessary enforcement measures must be imposed to ensure compliance.
Leader of the Government in Parliament, Lynda Tabuya says the enforcement agency is the Parliament, which means the Speaker.
The Speaker will now act to ensure there is compliance.
Home Affairs Minister, Pio Tikoduadua had earlier said Bainimarama uttered words that are denigrating and humiliating to the Head of State and also as Commander-in-Chief when appealing to the rank and file of the RFMF which in view of Tikoduadua are highly seditious and disrespectful while dishonoring the dignity and bringing parliament into disrepute which contravene the parliamentary standing orders.
Questions have been sent to Bainimarama, Leader of the Government in Parliament, Lynda Tabuya, and Parliament.
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