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Fiji's Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama should let the nation know which chiefs "were taking advantage of their traditional roles", says the Tui Cakau, Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu.
The high chief, former politician and GCC member was responding to comments made by Bainimarama while announcing the abolishment of the Great Council of Chiefs today, that GCC members were taking advantage of their traditional roles
“Bainimarama needs to inform us of the names of those chiefs that were taking advantage of their traditional roles so we can look into the issue."
"I still don’t know if the people of Fiji would be able to come to terms with this announcement," he said.
Lalabalavu said the GCC played an important role in Fiji, and this was evident to everyone.
Speaking toFijiLive, Lalabalavu said he was sad to see one of the longest running and the most important institutions in the country being removed by the government.
“I really don’t know what the problem was with the GCC but we cannot do anything as we are not currently running the government,” he said.
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