13 provisonal candidates named

Unity Fiji party leader Savenaca Narube Picture: FILE

Unity Fiji have announced 13 new provisional candidates from all walks of life to contest the 2022 polls.

Party leader Savenaca Narube said he was very satisfied with the diversity of skills, qualifications, and experience of the provisional candidates

“These candidates bring diversity and depth to team Unity and strengthen the ability and credibility of Unity Fiji to govern Fiji,” he said.

“I personally thank all our provisional candidates for their belief and confidence in our collective vision of ‘Unity in Diversity’. “Unity Fiji brings a progressive, inclusive, and moderate brand of politics to Fiji.

“We have demonstrated to the country that we are a credible team which will restore economic and financial stability and find lasting solutions to the serious and mounting problems that we are facing.”

The new candidates include former Commissioner Central Inoke Devo, former Opposition leader Mick Beddoes, project manager Noleen Billings, community leader Laisenia Nawaitabu, former principal Mesake Tuwai, Rotuman community worker Tipo Vaioma, builder Vaeoma Tungi, community workers Solomone Faga and Tevita Raiova, agriculturalist Navitalai Rokotuitai, retired policeman Maretino Waqalevu and businessmen Ropate Sivo and Opetaia Tui Matawalu.

The total number of provisional candidates hoping to contest under the Unity Fiji banner now stands at 53.

Unity Fiji aims to field 55 candidates in the 2022 General Elections.

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