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Opposition leader welcomes Electoral Commission's decision

Timoci Vula
Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Update: 4:09PM FIJI'S Leader of Opposition and SODELPA parliamentary leader Ro Teimumu Kepa has welcomed the decision by the Electoral Commission to award the vacant seat to Dr Mere Samisoni.

Dr Samisoni takes over the seat that became vacant after the passing of MP Ratu Sela Nanovo.

"Dr Samisoni, a former Member of the House of Representatives in 2006 comes with a wealth of experience in the modern entrepreneurial business sector," Ro Teimumu said.

"Dr Samisoni also holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of the Sunshine Coast."

Ro Teimumu congratulated Dr Samisoni and said she looked forward to working with her.

Dr Samisoni's swearing-in ceremony is expected to be held tomorrow Wednesday, March 7.

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