Update: 3:30PM SODELPA this afternoon announced all 44 of their provisional candidates for the September election.
Speaking at the announcement, party leader Roko Tui Dreketi Ro
Teimumu Kepa said the candidates would work to protect the interest of all
Fijians, as the party fights to protect Fiji's needs.
Some of the candidates revealed include former Local Government
Minister Colonel Samuela Saumatua, Fijian rugby player Viliame Satala and
former Leader of Opposition Mick Beddoes.
Below is the full list of candidates:
Ro Teimumu Kepa, Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu, Ratu Viliame
Dulakiverata, Kiniviliame Kiliraki, Ratu Suliano Matanitobua,
Ratu Viliame Niumataiwalu, Anare Jale, Anare Vadei, Ratu Sela Nanovo, Ratu Isoa Tikoca, Viliame Gavoka, Sitiveni Loco, Niko Nawaikula, Jeremaia Namuaira, Ratu Osea Bolawaqatabu, Simione Drole and Iosefo
Ratu Jone Kubuabola, Dr Tupeni Baba, Pio Tabaiwalu, Dr Mere Samisoni, Losena Salabula, Tomasi Vakatora, Salote Radrodro, Penina Ravulo, Mitieli Bulanauca, Laisani Qaqanilawa, Parayame Cakacaka, Semesa Karavaki, Samu Saumatua, Simione Rasova, Ratu Jone Bouwalu, Marika Lewaqai, Ratu Nemia Vainitoba and
Mick Beddoes, Abdul Sahim Cavalevu, Sushil Shudhakar, Nirmal Singh and George Shiu Raj