17 Sep 2010

Fiji President appoints Naivalurua as new police commissioner

1:30 pm on 17 September 2010

Fiji's Prison's Commissioner, Brigadier General Iowane Naivalurua has been appointed the new Police Commissioner.

Fiji Village says the announcement was made by the Permanent Secretary for Prime Minister's Office, Colonel Pio Tikoduadua.

It says the appointment was made by President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau on the recommendation by the interim Prime Minister Commodore Frank Bainimarama.

Brigadier General Naivalurua will also be the Prison's Commissioner until a replacement is found.

It has also been announced that Joeli Baleilevuka, who has been the acting police commissioner, will now be the Deputy Commissioner of Police.