HONOURABLE PIO TIKODUADUA
MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT
PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL FEDERATION PARTY
Mr. Pio Tikoduadua is a Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji and one of the three members of the National Federation Party in the House.
Mr. Pio Tikoduadua was educated at multiple universities including University of New South Wales, the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies in Canberra, including the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel after graduating from the Australian Defence Force Command and Staff College in 2006. As a military officer, he has served in Lebanon, Egypt, East Timor and the Solomon Islands. He has also held several leadership roles before becoming Chief Of Staff: Operations at the Republic of Fiji Military Forces.
He is 52 years old and is married to Mrs. Sereana Tikodudadua. They have two children. Mr. Tikoduadua is a former military officer retired from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel after 26 years of service. He is also a former Permanent Secretary for Justice, Public Enterprises and a former Permanent Secretary for the Office of the Prime Minister of Fiji.
In 2014, Mr. Pio Tikoduadua contested for a parliamentary seat under Fiji First Party. He was awarded a seat and later appointed Leader of Government Business in Parliament and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport.
He resigned as Member of Parliament and Minister after six (6) months in Office and subsequently resigned from the Fiji First Party.
During 2018, he contested the elections under the banner of the National Federation Party and won a seat in parliament. Mr. Pio Tikoduadua is also the serving President of the National Federation Party.