Tabuya Threatens To Sue Board

Tabuya cautions SODELPA Executive Management Board.
02 Oct 2020 10:08
Tabuya Threatens To Sue Board
Opposition Whip Lynda Tabuya.

Opposition Whip Lynda Tabuya has threatened to sue SODELPA’s Executive Management Board in the event her presidency for the Nasinu Constituency is nullified.

Ms Tabuya, who is contending for the deputy leader role, was recorded on video appearing to be making her point clear during a members’ meeting last week.

The meeting is understood to have taken place before the party’s Management Board Meeting, which was also held in the past week.

It comes after the SODELPA Secretariat had ruled that her election was invalid.

This is because none of its officers was present to oversee the election as an independent observer and to ensure that the provisions of the party constitution were complied with.

When contacted yesterday, Ms Tabuya did not deny the claims but said: “I’m sorry I can’t comment as the issue is still live in the party processes so I wish to respect the integrity of the process and let the management board decide on the issue when it meets at the end of this month.”

SODELPA general secretary Emele Duituturaga said an arbiter was yet to be appointed to resolve the issue.

Party leader Sitiveni Rabuka, who is currently on a “listening” tour with the National Federation Party in the Western Division, could not be reached for a comment.

Edited by Ranoba Baoa

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