Split on votes for Speaker

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama at Parliament yesterday. Picture: JONA KONATACI

THERE were other people on the list for the position of Speaker, but former president Ratu Epeli Nailatikau topped the list. This was confirmed by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama following the appointment of Ratu Epeli as the new Speaker of Parliament yesterday. Ratu Epeli received 30 votes ahead of Opposition nominee Tanya Waqanika’s 21 votes. […]

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