Nakorotubu and Rokovuaka villagers in Ra raise concerns about road conditions and connectivity

Nakorotubu and Rokovuaka villagers in Ra raise concerns about road conditions and connectivity

By Mansi Chand
Saturday 09/03/2024
Photo : Supplied

People of Nakorotubu in Ra have raised concerns regarding the road conditions in their area and highlighted that Nakorotubu District School is located in a flood-prone area.

Villagers say they will need the Government’s assistance in improving facilities, drainage systems and a proper seawall behind the school buildings to address the issue.

During the National Development Plan consultation in the Western Division, villagers of Rokovuaka requested the Government to divert resources to farm access roads, as agriculture and market access is a crucial need for them.

The villagers requested the need for the Fiji National University and other institutions outreach team to reach the Tikina, especially, in terms of vocational learning.

The community also requested the need for a Water Treatment plant in Nalawa due to the threat of untreated water causing typhoid.

Both villages also raised connectivity issues and the need to improve health services.

Meanwhile, people from the Eastern Division raised the need to improve connectivity, road conditions and farm roads, and improvement in health services.

Public consultation will continue next week in the central division, northern division and eastern division as follows:

Central Division 11th March • Nasautoka Village Hall - 10.00am to 12.00pm • Wailotua Village Hall - 10.00am to 12.00pm • Nailega Village Hall - 2.00pm to 4.00pm • Naloto Village Hall - 2.00pm to 4.00pm

12th March • Suva Grammar School - 9.20am to 10.20am • Lomaivuna Methodist Church Hall - 10.00am to 12.00pm • Lakena Agriculture Station - 10.00am to 12.00pm • FBE PG Lecture Theatre, USP Campus - 11.00am to 1.00pm • Naitasiri Primary School - 4.00pm to 6.00pm • Batilala’s Residence - 6.00pm to 8.00pm • Sikemi Methodist Church Hall - 6.00pm to 8.00pm

13th March • Narokorokoyawa Village Hall - 10.00am to 12.00pm • Naboubuco District School - 10.00am to 12.00pm • Muaira District School - 2.00pm to 4.00pm • Nakaikogo Sanatan Dharam Primary School - 6.00pm to 8.00pm

14th March • Nakorosule Village Hall - 10.00am to 12.00pm • Nabena Community Hall - 1.00pm to 2.30pm • Vunidawa Government Station - 10.00am to 12.00pm • Naitasiri Secondary School - 4.00pm to 6.00pm • Waidina High School - 4.00pm to 6.00pm • Nadera Methodist Church - 6.00pm to 7.30pm • Matuku Methodist Hall - 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Consultation with Students, Teachers and Lecturers: 12th March 2024 • Suva Grammar School - 9.20am to 10.20am • Jai Narayan College - 10.30am to 11.30am • FBE PG Lecture Theatre, USP Campus - 11.00am to 1.00pm • Nasinu Muslim College - 12.00pm to 1.00pm

13th March 2024 • Marist Brothers High School - 8.30am to 9.30am • Mahatma Gandhi Memorial High School - 11.30am to 12.30pm

14th March 2024 • Lelean Memorial School - 12.00pm to 1.00pm

Northern Division 11th March 2024 • Bouma Village Hall, Taveuni - 9.00am to 11.00am • Welagi Village Hall, Taveuni - 12.00pm to 2.00pm

12th March 2024 • Wairiki Hall, Taveuni - 10.00am to 12.00pm • Qila Community Hall, Taveuni - 1.00pm to 3.00pm

13th March 2024 • Nakorovou Village Hall, Taveuni - 10.00am to 12.00pm • Somosomo Village Hall, Taveuni - 2.00pm to 4.00pm • Bucalevu Secondary School, Taveuni - 6.00pm to 8.00pm

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