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110 Applied For SODELPA Poll Tickets

One hundred and ten people had applied for SODELPA tickets to contest the 2018 general election, a party list reveals. They included 11 of the sitting members of Parliament. Those
15 Apr 2017 13:06
110 Applied For  SODELPA Poll Tickets
SODELPA

One hundred and ten people had applied for SODELPA tickets to contest the 2018 general election, a party list reveals.

They included 11 of the sitting members of Parliament. Those not on the list are: Opposition Leader Ro Teimumu Kepa (retiring), party president and suspended MP Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu (retiring), MPs Mikaele Leawere and Semesa Karavaki. They could not be reached yesterday to comment on why they did not seek re-election.

The 11 seeking re-election are Niko Nawaikula, Ratu Sela Nanovo, Anare Vadei, Mosese Bulitavu, Viliame Gavoka, Ro Kiniviliame Kiliraki, Aseri Radrodro, Ratu Suliano Matanitobua, Salote Radrodro, Ratu Isoa Tikoca, and Jiosefa Dulakiverata. Applicants who have been confirmed tickets are party leader Sitiveni Rabuka, MP Viliame Gavoka, party official Anare Jale and MP Ro Kiniviliame Kiliraki.

Among the applicants are six Indo-Fijians (Anuresh Kumar,Raman Veji, Arvind Deo Singh, George Shiu Raj, Hirday Ram Lakhan, Jainesh Prasad) and Reverend Orisi Tere.

 

Other prominent applicants are:

Businesswoman Mere Samisoni

A former Minister for Finance and Governor of Reserve Bank of Fiji Ratu Jone Kubuabola

Former general manager of the iTaukei Land Trust Board Alipate Qetaki

Rakiraki businessman George Shiu Raj

Ro Filipe Tuisawau, academic, consultant

Retired school principal and rugby administrator Peceli Rinakama

Lawyer Jolame Uludole

Former Suva Mayor Ratu Peni Volavola

Former party general secretary Pio Tabaiwalu

Academic Jone Dakuvula

Lawyer and former One Fiji Party leader Filimoni Vosarogo

Mr Rabuka and Adi Litia Qionibaravai, the party’s general secretary, could not be reached to comment last night.

It is understood that some names on the list had been included through personal contacts and verbal discussions.

 

Edited by Naisa Koroi

Feedback:  nemani.delaibatiki@fijisun.com.fjcom.fj

 

 

SODELPA’S  ASPIRING CANDIDATE LIST

Serial      Name

1              Anuresh KUMAR

2              Sireli N

3              Ramakutu NAGAGAVOKA

4              Seru VAKAWALETABUA

5              Mitieli BULANAUCA

6              Dr. Antonio LALABALAVU

7              Gilbert VAKALALABURE

8              Rosiana LAGI

9              Ian SIMPSON

10            Hon. Niko NAWAIKULA

11            Joseva CAMAIVUNA

12            Kinivuwi NACAGILEVU

13            Hon. Ratu Sela NANOVO

14            Unaisi Talolo LEKENAU

15            Saipora MATAIKABARA

16            Mere SAMISONI

17            Ratu Jone KUBUABOLA

18            Anare JALE [endorsed]

19            Roko Taito W DRAUNIDALO

20            Ana Fine DOMONI

21            Parayame CAKACAKA

22            Kitione VUATAKI

23            Taitusi Rasoki KATA

24            Joseva TURUVA

25            Inia QEREQERETABUA

26            Peceli VOSANIBOLA

27            Hon. Anare VADEI

28            Etueni Q CAUCAU

29            Hon. M BULITAVU

30            Hiroshi TANIGUCHI

31            Raman VEJI

32            Alipate Driu TUIDRAKI

33            Nanise TORA

34            Arvind Deo SINGH

35            Viliame KARAWA

36            Jone Vanani NAQARAVATU

37            Bill GAVOKA [endorsed]

38            Jolame N TURAGASILA

39            Jikoibau MATAWALU

40            Rev. Orisi TEREI

41            Simione DROLE

42            Jone NAVAKAMOCEA

43            Hon. Ro Kini KILIRAKI [endorsed]

44            Hon. A RADRODRO

45            Peceli RINAKAMA

46            Aliki TURAGAKULA

47            Analaisa NACOLA

48            Isiromi BAYAMEYAME

49            Hon Ratu S MATANITOBUA

50            Hon S RADRODRO

51            Mosese KAMA

52            Laisiasa COREREGA

53            Pio TABAIWALU

54            Peniana CIRIKIYASAWA

55            Inasakea Kaunitawake RAYALU

56            Berenado K DAVETA

57            Jolame ULUDOLE

58            Patiliai WAQABACA

59            Samu SILATOLU

60            Joji NAKAORA

61            Joni RAYAWA

62            Jope KOROISAVOU

63            Josaia T GUCAKE

64            George Shiu RAJ

65            Malakai NALAWA

66            Uraia G SALABABA

67            Sele TAGIVUNI

68            Salacieli GASARA

69            A MALANI

70            Filipe TUISAWAU

71            Joape TUINIKORO

72            Sai TOKALAU

73            Tanya M WAQANIKA

74            Ratu Peni VOLAVOLA

75            Sowane PUAMAU

76            Iowane Tupou NAWAIKULA

77            Epeli VULASERAU

78            Jone DAKUVULA

79            Viliame CIVONICEVA

80            Lynda TABUYA

81            Adriu MISIKI

82            Vuetasau BUATOKA

83            Simione RASOVA

84            Hirday Ram LAKHAN

85            Jone A Rabici SENILOLI

86            Josefata V NIUMATAIWALU

87            Josefa MATAU

88            Hon Ratu Isoa TIKOCA

89            Hon J DULAKIVERATA

90            Ratu Isireli VESIKULA

91            Keali TUBUITAMANA

92            Sitiveni RABUKA  [endorsed]

93            Vilimoni DELASAU

94            Viliame SATALA

95            Seremaia BAIKEINUKU

96            Filimoni VOSAROGO

97            Talica Sautu RATULEVU

98            Iosefo VOLAU

99            Etonia NAWAISETAWA

100          Alipate QETAKI

101          Biu WAQANIBUROTU

102          Paula NAVUNISARAVI

103          Wame WAQANACEVA

104          Saimoni NATEKURU

105          Viliame KARAWA

106          Viliame WAQALAIVI

107          Joeli NALECA

108          Jainesh PRASAD

109          Kinivuwai NACAGILEVU

110         Vatimi TIDARA

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