Politics

SODELPA Poll ‘Illegal’, Petition Claims

Suva Constituency president Watisoni Nata confirmed yesterday that he signed the petition, claiming there were breaches to the party constitution.
12 Jul 2019 12:47
SODELPA Poll ‘Illegal’, Petition Claims
Ro Filipe Tuisawau. Photo: Ronald Kumar

Three top SODELPA officials have received a petition from a group of members questioning the constitutionality and legality of the party’s recent election of officials.

Suva Constituency president Watisoni Nata confirmed yesterday that he signed the petition, claiming there were breaches to the party constitution.

The petition was also signed by ordinary members from the Suva, Lami, Nasinu, Naitasiri constituencies and those from the West and parts of the maritime areas like Lau. None of the MPs signed it.

He said legal action had not been ruled out.

He declined to comment further.

It is understood that the petition questioned the processes and the conduct of the election which elected Ro Filipe as president and Adi Litia as vice president.

They were emailed questions yesterday but had not responded when this edition went to press.

Among the issues raised were also highlighted by the Mesake Nawari Report on matters of governance.

One issue was that the party failed to call for notice of motions from the constituencies four months before the General Assembly in Yaroi Village.

The party also failed to call a management board meeting two months before the General Assembly to finalise the issues to be included on the agenda.

Edited by Naisa Koroi

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