Fiji Time: 3:51 AM on Sunday 26 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Right to choose

Salaseini Moceiwai
Thursday, May 22, 2014

"YOU have a right to choose the government of your choice and the coming elections is the best place to exercise such rights."

These were the words of the Ministry of iTaukei permanent secretary Savenaca Kaunisela while opening the Bua Provincial Council meeting in Nabouwalu on Monday.

Mr Kaunisela told district representatives within the council that the country was looking forward to the historical event which was to take place in September.

Mr Kaunisela said each individual across the nation had an onus of choosing a government that would serve in their best interests.

He said the election in September would be different as it operated on a one man one vote system of voting.

Members of the council were told to be weary of those political parties that would sweet-talk villagers to meet their personal agendas.

Mr Kaunisela reminded members of the council that some of these political parties would work towards shaking the beliefs and foundations of the iTaukei race's existence.

He told district representatives that they had a duty to choose a party that would look after them and their people.

Meanwhile, Acting Divisional Planning Officer North, Uraia Rainima who attended on behalf of the Acting Commissioner Northern Alipate Bolalevu told members of the council that the province of Bua would be revisited next month.

Mr Rainima said a team from the Elections Office would be in the province to register those who had lost their identification cards and not registered during the first rounds of registration.








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 0.62890.6099
JPY 51.756848.7568
GBP 0.33200.3240
EUR 0.43310.4211
NZD 0.68970.6567
AUD 0.65560.6306
USD 0.49140.4744

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd June 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Resignation threat
  2. Rabuka in
  3. Police probe body parts find
  4. Prasad: Thank you sir
  5. Rabuka presents apology, calls for support
  6. Time to sacrifice for teams to Rio
  7. A-G clarifies $5m allocation
  8. Police: Don't speculate on body parts find
  9. Axed BAF staff to be investigated
  10. Six-year-old latest road accident victim

Top Stories this Week

  1. Miss Fiji joins Fiji Police Force Monday (20 Jun)
  2. From mediocre to a PhD Sunday (19 Jun)
  3. Hayne works on 'God's call' Friday (24 Jun)
  4. For his people Tuesday (21 Jun)
  5. Samisoni, 12, beats all odds Monday (20 Jun)
  6. 3 Flying Fijians and Tuwai march in Tuesday (21 Jun)
  7. 'Big task' Tuesday (21 Jun)
  8. 12 families homeless Wednesday (22 Jun)
  9. 'Nothing unusual' Tuesday (21 Jun)
  10. Police confirm discovery at Natadola beach Friday (24 Jun)