Commissioner encourages inmates
17 July, 2012
Corrections boss Lt. Col Ifereimi Vasu meets inmates at the sugar cane fields.
Commissioner of Corrections Lieutenant Colonel Ifereimi Vasu yesterday thanked inmates in the West for their efforts in harvesting cane.
Lt. Col Vasu encouraged them to work hard saying that most of them may find cane harvesting useful upon completion of their terms.
Close to 80 inmates from the Natabua and Ba Corrections Centre are harvesting cane at Saweni, Drasa and Rarawai.
He added they have to work hard to achieve the targets set out for them.
‘We have to support the sugar industry and this is the only way we can help and assist cane farmers by harvesting their cane,’ he said.
Currently 13 inmates are harvesting cane at Saweni for a cane farmer, 52 are harvesting cane for the Sugar Research Institute of Fiji and 10 inmates are also working for cane farmer at Drasa, Lautoka.
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