Villagers of Waibalavu in Naitasiri have thanked the Bainimarama-led government for bringing rural electrification to their homes, something they have longed for over the past 50 years.
Today, Prime Minister, Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama commissioned the project which is expected to provide power supply to about 55 households in the village.
Prime Minister Bainimarama said with electricity, the quality of life for the villagers will immediately be uplifted.
“Your people are immediately safer and your economic potential is immediately unleashed,” he said.
The project worth about $338,000 was fully funded by government