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Four more join NFP candidates list

Nasik Swami
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

AS the election battle heats up, the National Federation Party has announced the names of another four provisional candidates to contest the September general election under the party's banner.

Announcing the names at the party's headquarters at Tamavua in Suva yesterday, party leader Professor Biman Prasad said the candidates not only had the required qualifications, but a vision for Fiji.

Prof Prasad said the party had attracted provisional candidates with the highest credentials and those with the ability to work with ordinary citizens.

"The interest shown in the party constitutes the new vision and direction over the last several months," he said.

Prof Prasad claimed the NFP's provisional candidates' line-up was the most credible that a political party had so far announced.

"It is a team that the people can trust, rely on and communicate their grievances to," he said.

He also announced the party would name more candidates next week as some were still sorting out their employment contracts.

Candidates:

1. Amrit Nath — a retired senior civil servant who worked for the Ministry of Primary Industries and Department of Agriculture for 32 years until he retired in April 2010.

2. Rishi Ram — general secretary of Fiji Taxi Association, the umbrella body of all taxi proprietors in Fiji. Mr Ram has held this position for the past 16 years.

3. Inia Tamani — a retired civil servant who has worked in the transport industry for 39 years.

4. Dr Sunil Kumar — senior lecturer in Economics at the University of the South Pacific. He has acted as Head of School of Economics at USP for two and a half years.








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