Presidential candidates

RNZ – Former prime ministers, politicians, chiefs, priests, teachers and public servants are among the names on the final list of candidates for Vanuatu’s presidency.

An electoral college will meet on Monday to decide a replacement for President Baldwin Lonsdale, who died of a heart attack two weeks ago.

The electoral commission released a list of the final 16 candidates on Friday night, which includes some prominent names.

Among them are former prime ministers Barak Sope and Maxim Carlot Korman.

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