Fiji Time: 12:54 PM on Tuesday 25 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Elections

Villagers called for pre-polling

Luke Rawalai
Friday, September 05, 2014

IT was like another normal day of activities and chores as the villagers of Nabouono in Udu went fishing and farming because they were informed polling would happen yesterday.

However, when The Fiji Times team contacted them to ask about their pre-polling day, village headman Epeli Batidamuni was surprised saying polling would begin today.

He then directed some men to call back those who had gone out to the forest.

Mr Batidamuni said their initial plan to sit and discuss the polling process on Wednesday would not happen as they would go into polling.

He also said 40 voters from the village were expected to cast their votes during the election.

However, he said a few voters were on Viti Levu visiting relatives.

Mr Batidamuni said pre-polling and election were not new for the villagers because past elections were always held in the village.

He said the awareness programs held during district and provincial meetings helped a lot.

Mr Batidamuni said he had also taken it upon himself to teach the villagers the new polling processes.








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 0.65690.6379
JPY 54.043051.0430
GBP 0.37900.3710
EUR 0.44740.4354
NZD 0.70000.6670
AUD 0.64600.6210
USD 0.48860.4716

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 25th, April, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. PM upsets church
  2. Luveni: Drug shortage not urgent
  3. Village meets on headman's fate
  4. MP: Minimum wage review to be ready next month
  5. Girl, 4, hit by vehicle, hospitalised
  6. PM: No law review
  7. Gavoka queries scheme
  8. CORRECTION
  9. Flotsam and Jetsam
  10. Cane harvest target

Top Stories this Week

  1. Death sparks anger Wednesday (19 Apr)
  2. Cokes17: Maia breaks record Thursday (20 Apr)
  3. Nominate while you can Saturday (22 Apr)
  4. Sawani cheerleaders Thursday (20 Apr)
  5. 30-year record stands Thursday (20 Apr)
  6. Cokes17: RKS, ACS maintain lead Friday (21 Apr)
  7. Cokes17: Natabua's Tuvusa wins Blue Ribbon title Friday (21 Apr)
  8. Cokes17: ACS ends purple reign Saturday (22 Apr)
  9. Another version of history A tribute to the contribution of Fiji Nepalis Sunday (23 Apr)
  10. Cokes17: 29 records fall as Natabua, ACS rise Saturday (22 Apr)