Fiji Time: 10:41 PM on Friday 21 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Doubts cleared

Salaseini Moceiwai
Thursday, July 24, 2014

QUESTIONS, doubts and confusion over the voting system have all been put to rest following the awareness program held in Savusavu yesterday.

At least, that's how it has been described by district reps and village headmen of Cakaudrove who attended the one-day session at Yaroi Village.

Isimeli Koli, Natewa District rep said he now fully understood the voting system and its importance.

He said that it was not as difficult as earlier presumed by some groups and people in society.

"It is much easier to understand now and I am glad we were brought in to be part of the program as it is very useful," he said.

"When I return to the village, I will have a meeting with other village headmen and elders and teach them how it works.

"They will then go out and teach their villagers and clear the air over details and information people are not sure about."

Wailevu district rep Samu Qolikoro considered the village heads as blessed because they never attended similar programs in the past.

"As far as I know, since becoming district rep, we never had this kind of awareness program even in the last election," he said.

"So this is good for us and I am happy about the information I learnt from the session.

"I will have meetings with other village heads to teach them how the voting system works and the importance of voting."

Mr Qolikoro said villagers in his district had raised questions about how the voting system worked.








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 0.63190.6129
JPY 56.703853.7038
GBP 0.38510.3771
EUR 0.43100.4190
NZD 0.68430.6513
AUD 0.63360.6086
USD 0.50330.4863

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 21st, July, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Journals from the UK
  2. Tearful farewell
  3. Sex 'was consensual'
  4. Yuri's love for Fiji
  5. Man imprisoned for killing brother
  6. Charred remains
  7. PM invites investors
  8. Humpback greets tourists in Lomaiviti waters
  9. Revival of Adi Natuicake Festival
  10. Advances 'not returned'

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sera & Napolioni's fairytale wedding Sunday (16 Jul)
  2. Cane field murder Tuesday (18 Jul)
  3. Body of baby found in Nabua Wednesday (19 Jul)
  4. No threat, says RFMF Monday (17 Jul)
  5. Former soldier seeks forgiveness Tuesday (18 Jul)
  6. Mother and children perish in fire Thursday (20 Jul)
  7. School holds annual pageant and cultural show Sunday (16 Jul)
  8. $30m absence Monday (17 Jul)
  9. Space to share Thursday (20 Jul)
  10. Radradra in for RLWC Tuesday (18 Jul)