Senior military officers left on good terms says Fiji Military Commander Kalouniwai


Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF)Commander, Brigadier General Jone Kalouniwai has confirmed receiving the resignation of two senior officers.

The two are deputy commanders, Brigadier General, Mohammed Aziz and RFMF Chief of Staff, John Fox.

The new military chief said there is no malice in the two senior officers stepping down and they left on good terms.

“They went out of the RFMF under their own request,” said Kalouniwai.

The Army Commander said the RFMF will be releasing a statement on this matter later today.

FBC News has also gathered there could also be some other changes made with Brigadier General Kalouniwai already stating he will implement a modernisation plan in the RFMF during his five-year term.

Kalouniwai said he wants a modern view of the Force.

The new Army boss said he wants to lead the military with a positive attitude that people can trust.

Kalouniwai said he is aware of the greater expectations from the public for the office he now leads.

He said during his tenure he will do what is best for the institution to meet the expectation of society.