President Jioji Konrote says he is personally thankful that he is going to hand over the baton to the Turaga Na Tui Macuata Ratu Wiliame Katonivere who is a man of the people.
He says Ratu Wiliame is a former military colleague and a climate champion.
While speaking at his last Investiture Ceremony at State House, Konrote also thanked Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama for the faith, trust and confidence he bestowed upon him about six years ago to be the head of state.
The President told the Prime Minister that they have come a long way through thick and thin.
President Konrote says they got the job done and have renovated state house.
He says for about two and a half years they used Borron House for state functions.
President Konrote finishes his term next month.
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