Meanwhile, Bainimarama unveils his "Fiji First Party" - NO, SECOND!
My fellow Fijians ….Bula Vinaka and a Good Afternoon
It feels good to be among you in the park on this beautiful Sunday. We are at a special moment in the history of Fiji.
We are here today to make a very significant announcement as we get closer to our country’s first ever truly democratic elections. On17 of September, the moment will come to choose whether to forge ahead or go back to the past.
Today I take much pleasure and pride in announcing the name of my proposed party….Fiji’s only political movement that will truly put every Fijian first.
People of Fiji I give you the proposed “Fiji First” [EDITOR'S NOTE: At this point the proposed party logo was unveiled on a 40-year-old Leyland bus. The bus, hired from Island Buses, was fitted with stick-on Fiji flag in the background.)
The name of my party reflects what I truly believe in … A Fiji where every Fijian regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, status, colour, gender and creed is considered equal … where every Fijian is put first in relation to our collective progress, success and growth as a nation.
My political movement and I are getting ready to take each one of you on a journey…whether you be a commoner or a chief; a shop keeper or a consumer; a landowner or a farmer; an office worker or a labourer; a woman or a man;a pensioner or a youth; a city dweller or someone living in our maritime or rural areas. We have to travel together to become the pride of the Pacific and the world.
I need you all…all Fijians to come with me on this journey, I need you to believe in my goal for a united Fiji; a honest Fiji; a corrupt free Fiji; a Fiji where the poor no matter where or who they are, are taken care of; a Fiji where the rich are more generous; a Fiji where the government is caring and loving, a just Fiji where no one is discriminated against.
I want a new Fiji where we have basic amenities for everyone, jobs for all Fijians, an educated Fiji, a smart Fiji and a happy and successful Fiji for all Fijians.
My government started this journey for a new Fiji…a Fiji where you Fijians are put First…we have had many successes in a short time….we now have free education for all Fijian children; our roads are being upgraded and new ones being built; more Fijians have access to electricity now than ever before; more Fijians have access to drinking water than ever before; our youth are now given more opportunities through the scholarship program and the tertiary education loan scheme; we now have pensions for those over the age of 70; we now have three universities all of them funded by the Fijian government; we have introduced new laws that protects and empowers our women and children; we are now giving more recognition and rights to Fijians with disabilities;my government has ensured that iTaukei land now has actual and real protection for the first time so the iTaukei will always keep ownership of their land; we have reduced corporate tax to encourage businesses to create and sustain jobs; we have modernized numerous laws to bring Fiji into the 21st century and clean up the mistakes of the past; we have created new opportunities and economic growth by putting in place fiscal policies that generate confidence and encourage investment; we have reduced personal income tax and increased income tax thresholds so that those who earn less take more money home; we have brought about equality for all iTaukei ensuring that lease monies and access to education are not just for the elite iTaukei but for commoners also; we now have free text books and subsidized bus fares for our school children who come from poor families; …these are just some of the things that we have achieved in such a short time.
My government is delivering on our vision of a Fiji that recognizes, very simply, we are all Fijians. We will at the same time celebrate and protect the rich and diverse mixture of traditions and indigenous culture that builds a strong united Fijian community.
But we have much more to do. The work that we started must continue. If the work is completed under the proposed FijiFirst, we will become more prosperous, Fiji will be more peaceful and Fiji will become a stronger nation. You and your families will have a better future. But the work my fellow Fijians cannot be completed without you coming along with me on this journey…we all need to put Fiji first…the proposedFijiFirst needs you. No longer do the interests of a select few come before what is good for all Fijians. We must put Fiji first.
Next week I will take leave from work and begin my journey on this bus to meet everyday Fijians like you…I need your signatures to register the proposed FijiFirst…I need your thoughts, your ideas and well wishes and your support. I invite you to come and talk with me as I travel the country. Some of you haven’t chosen a party yet, others may have already registered for another party. Regardless, let’s get together and talk anyway. We must face the challenges of the future together…..you and I must put Fiji first.
My fellow Fijians it’s a great day today …..and I believe it’s going to be better as we head off home now to see our victorious Fijian 7’s team continue to do well……as we try to win back to back tournaments….it’s symbolic that the proposed FijiFirst is launched on a day when all Fijians come together as a nation.
Thank you and vinaka vakalevu and have a good day. Source: http://republikamagazine.com/2014/03/fijifirst-is-bainimaramas-proposed-party/
His brother WITH NO EXPERIENCE is High Commissioner to Malaysia.
His daughter, Litiana, WITH NO EXPERIENCE is CEO of The Fiji Sports Council
His daughter, Rubyann, WITH NO EXPERIENCE is Manager of the National Net Ball Team
His brother in law, Francis KILLER Kean,
- Only served a few months of his manslaughter Prison sentence.
- Became Commander of the Navy when NO CONVICTED CRIMINAL is allowed to be an officer in the Navy
- Became a Permanent Secretary in PSC when NO CONVICTED CRIMINAL is allowed to be a PS under PSC rules.
- Frank gave Francis a MASSIVE PAY RISE in November 2013.
FRANK HIMSELF LIKES A FEW PERKS.
- Million Dollar Salary
- Millions to fund his jet set overseas holidays
- $200,000 Back Pay Scam
- No investigation into CRW deaths
- Escaped Prison for treachery by abrogating the Constitution.
KRAIYUM PAYS is also keen on looking after his family.
Brother Riyaz, runs FBC the propaganda arm of the regime.
- He is paid over $200k.
- FBC has borrowed over $20m from the Fiji Development Bank and it can’t even pay back the interest. Aiyaz got the gogovernment to guarantee the loan and insists all government departments spend most of their marketing budget with FBC
Aunty Nur Bano Ali
- She got over $500k for consultancy project on Rewa Dairy.
- She takes commission / handling fee on regime million dollar salaries handled by her firm
- Overseas investors looking to work with the regime must use her firm as consultants
- Million Dollar Salary
- Back handers from various companies including company that installed new FBC transmission equipment installed for over $5m.
- Nice deal selling his house to Tappoos for 3 times value.
NEPOTISM IS OUR POLICY