Agriculture secretary Dr Vele Pat Ila’ava

DAL whistleblower restrained

Justice Ere Kariko today issued orders restraining Francis Tavatuna from further publishing any comments relating to the serious allegations he raised against Secretary Ila’ava, in a letter dated 20 November 2017.

This letter was sent to the Agriculture Minister Benny Allan, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, Treasurer Charles Abel and other ministers.

Last week Dr Ila’ava was given till today, February 1, to respond to the allegations in writing to Minister Allan. An investigation is pending his response.