Sat. Jul 20th, 2019

Thomas Tutii retires after 30 years of government service

Thomas Tutii (center) with Vice President Raynold Oilouch (right).

Thomas Tutii (center) with Vice President Raynold Oilouch (right).

Acting Director of Maritime Security and Fish & Wildlife Protection Mr. Thomas Tutii retired from office after thirty years of service in the national government.

Mr. Tutii began his career in 1988 at Bureau of Public Works before moving to the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO), and from there he joined the Division of Marine Law Enforcement in 1995 where he held the position of Chief of the division until he became acting Director for the Bureau.

The Office of the Vice President and Ministry of Justice hosted a retirement dinner on Saturday December 29, 2018 for Mr. Tutii where the Vice President and Minister Oilouch congratulated the retiree on a long and successful career and wished him the best in his retirement.

One of Mr. Tutii’s famous remarks about great leaders and mentors is that “it’s not always about the Role, but the Goal”. A position is only as good as the person implementing the goals and objective for the betterment of the organization and its people.

With the retirement of Mr. Tutii, Vice President and Minister Oilouch has signed on December 31, 2018, a delegation of authority to Lt. Commander Victor Remengesau to take the helm of Acting Director of the Bureau, and Lt. Commander Emerson Nobuo as Acting Chief of the Division.

The entire Ministry of Justice, especially the Bureau of Maritime Security and Fish & Wildlife Protection expresses its sincere appreciation to Mr. Tutii for his passion and commitment in everything that he does and further wish him great success and joy as he enters into retirement. (PR)

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