His Excellency the President – Major-General (retd.) Jioji Konrote, has been elected and re-appointed – President of the Republic of Fiji, for another 3 years.
The appointment was made in a special Parliament sitting this morning.
However it was not spared of opposition from the other side of the House.
The session began with a point of order, raised by Opposition MP – Semesa Karavaki.
The Speaker ruled that the provisions of the Constitution, and the Standing Orders – have been complied with, accordingly.
Members of the Opposition then walked out of Parliament, with only the 3 NFP members remaining inside.
The nomination by the Prime Minister then proceeded.