Fiji Time: 5:46 PM on Monday 27 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Polling official hopefuls

Luke Rawalai
Wednesday, June 04, 2014

MEMBERS of the public turned up in great numbers at the Elections Office open day in Labasa to register themselves as polling officials in the upcoming election.

People braved the rain in Labasa yesterday to attend the registration.

For most of them, it was a good chance to look for an employment opportunity.

Kia islander Francis Masiniqa said she was part of the open day yesterday to get an employment opportunity.

"I know the election is just for one day but this is a big opportunity for me as an unemployed youth and the pay is not bad," she said.

"I am looking forward to the awareness on our roles as I am eager to be a polling official come the next election."

Seaqaqa resident Preetika Devi said she was proud to be part of the election.

"It is true that we are all here for the money but I am proud to give a helping hand during the next election and assist the people of Fiji choose their next government," Ms Devi said.

"This is a historic moment for youths like me to be involved in the country's political voting process."

Ms Devi's friend Sherin Shahisha shared her friend's sentiment saying she wanted to be part of the election process.

"I would also like to make money as an unemployed youth for my family back in Naduna," she said.








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 0.63520.6162
JPY 50.164947.1649
GBP 0.36110.3531
EUR 0.44150.4295
NZD 0.69470.6617
AUD 0.65900.6340
USD 0.48880.4718

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th June 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Tui Wailevu passes on
  2. INTERPOL assists with Natadola gruesome discovery, missing couple
  3. Police probe body parts find
  4. NFP disquiet over State stance
  5. Steadfast
  6. Official: No division within SODELPA
  7. A blessing in disguise
  8. VKB entries 'clear'
  9. Gravel extraction worry
  10. Drug-free athletes

Top Stories this Week

  1. Hayne works on 'God's call' Friday (24 Jun)
  2. For his people Tuesday (21 Jun)
  3. 3 Flying Fijians and Tuwai march in Tuesday (21 Jun)
  4. 'Big task' Tuesday (21 Jun)
  5. Police confirm discovery at Natadola beach Friday (24 Jun)
  6. 12 families homeless Wednesday (22 Jun)
  7. 'Nothing unusual' Tuesday (21 Jun)
  8. Resignation threat Saturday (25 Jun)
  9. Rabuka in Saturday (25 Jun)
  10. 2016-2017 Budget: The major drivers of economic growth Thursday (23 Jun)