Fiji Forest Minister Osea Naiqamu resigns from Cabinet

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Fiji’s Minister for Forestry, Osea Naiqamu has tendered in his resignation from Cabinet.

His resignation comes into effect today, 01 June 2021.

Naiqamu has taken this decision to focus on his health, for which he recently sought treatment, while continuing to contribute to the nation as a Member of Parliament.

Naiqamu has served as a member of Cabinet from 2014 as the Minister for Fisheries and Forests, and as the Minister for Forestry in 2016. In 2018, he was appointed again as the Minister for Forestry following his reelection to Parliament.

The Prime Minister will oversee the functions of the Ministry of Forestry until further notice.

SOURCE: FIJI GOVT/PACNEWS