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Manu Korovulavula

Person

Manu Korovulavula, (born 22 June 1934 in Suva), is a Fijian political leader and civil servant. A former Senator, Korovulavula was appointed Minister for Transport in the interim Cabinet of Commodore Frank Bainimarama on 8 January 2007. He was also appointed in Ratu Mara's Interim Cabinet after the 1987 Rabuka coup. He was an unsuccessful candidate twice for the National Alliance Party and the Fijian Association Party in the parliamentary election. He served as treasurer of both parties. A career civil servant, Korovulavula started as a soldier and fought in the Malayan Campaign against the Chinese Communists in the 1950s. He has held a number of government positions, among them that of CEO of Land Transport Authority the former Department of Road Transport. He holds Professional Qualification from Australia and UK and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics UK. Korovulavula has also held positions as a Sports Administrator being the Chairman of the Fiji Sports Council in the 1980s and is a Life Member of the Fiji Basketball Federation. Korovulavula also is a well known music composer and singer and was leader a famous Fijian band the Southern Brothers in  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1934-06-22
Profession
Politician

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