Fiji Time: 8:55 PM on Saturday 10 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Sivo hopes to be part of elections

By Shalveen Chand
Monday, February 10, 2014

ROPATE Sivo is hoping to be part of the upcoming elections this year as a candidate.

The Bua man had been part of politics since 1993.

First with the All National Congress, and later with the Conservative Alliance Matanitu Vanua.

Mr Sivo said he had not yet decided if there was a political party he would be joining.

"I have not decided yet. Yes, I will like to be a candidate. But parties at this point in time are not very clear about their manifesto and how they intend to take Fiji forward," said Mr Sivo.

"Right now, it's about which set of people have the capability to make the right policies and decisions that will help Fiji.

"For me, I think the way forward is to make land available for everybody.

"People should realise that our prosperity is in agriculture."

Mr Sivo has also commended the government for their efforts up until so far to have the elections.

"I think this government has a done a good job and I am pretty sure that we will surely have elections," he said.

On issues of the Electoral Commission and the electoral legislation, Mr Sivo believes that the right people have been tasked and everything will be ready in due time.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64000.6210
JPY 55.899352.8993
GBP 0.38380.3758
EUR 0.45640.4444
NZD 0.68230.6493
AUD 0.65300.6280
USD 0.48690.4699

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 09th December, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Torture report
  2. Hong Kong thrash Fijianas
  3. Body found on Suva foreshore
  4. Plight of homeless, pregnant couple
  5. Relief turns to disappointment for villagers
  6. 'Stay focused'
  7. Embassy looks into Seaton's removal
  8. Cameras in court
  9. Vuniwaqa: Social changes needed to fight abuse
  10. Quake hits Solomons, Fijians safe

Top Stories this Week

  1. Superstition or fact Sunday (04 Dec)
  2. Fiji mum, baby kept in cell Wednesday (07 Dec)
  3. Young, no home and pregnant Friday (09 Dec)
  4. Fatal torture Wednesday (07 Dec)
  5. Salary review plan for teachers, says Reddy Monday (05 Dec)
  6. Year 10 results out, 45pc pass Wednesday (07 Dec)
  7. Fiji's Year 10 results out Tuesday (06 Dec)
  8. 9 years on Friday (09 Dec)
  9. PM did not endorse app Sunday (04 Dec)
  10. Soko's message Tuesday (06 Dec)