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Rabuka and his supporters decide not to attend suspended SODELPA meeting after Vijay Singh says 3 caucus members cannot attend
I'm just doing my job to ensure the suspended SODELPA does not get deregistered- Vijay Singh

Rabuka and his supporters decide not to attend suspended SODELPA meeting after Vijay Singh says 3 caucus members cannot attend

I'm just doing my job to ensure the suspended SODELPA does not get deregistered- Vijay Singh

By Vijay Narayan , Iva Danford
Saturday 27/06/2020
Sitiveni Rabuka

Sitiveni Rabuka says he and others supporting him outside the meeting venue of the special management board of the suspended SODELPA will not go in for the meeting as Acting Vice President, Vijay Singh has decided that the three caucus members, Ro Filipe Tuisawau, Mosese Bulitavu and Jese Saukuru will not be allowed to attend however Singh has stressed that it is his job to ensure the suspended party does not get deregistered.

Rabuka, Adi Litia Qionibaravi, Mosese Bulitavu, Ro Filipe Tuisawau and Salote Radrodro were waiting outside the meeting room at GPH to get Singh's response.

Ratu Epenisa Cakobau and Tanya Waqanika came out of the meeting room to relay Singh's message that the caucus members cannot be part of the meeting as the party remains suspended and they can only be part of it when the suspension is lifted.

Rabuka and his group insisted that the caucus members should be in.

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Knowing that the decision will not change, Rabuka and others have decided not to attend the meeting.

Rabuka says as a leader he wanted the caucus to be part of the meeting, and says there is no use for the meeting if the caucus is not part of it.

Rabuka had stressed that they were waiting for the response from Vijay Singh on Rabuka's demand that their three caucus representatives be allowed into the meeting.

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Rabuka has also revealed that he was waiting until 9.30am this morning at the Holiday Inn thinking that the meeting was there however after waiting he was advised that there was no meeting and he then had to rush to GPH.

Stay with us for developments.

Earlier:

Rabuka waits outside suspended SODELPA meeting venue for Vijay Singh's response

Rabuka waits until 9.30am at Holiday Inn not knowing meeting venue was GPH

Sitiveni Rabuka says he and others supporting him outside the meeting venue of the special management board of the suspended SODELPA will not go in for the meeting if they do not get a response to allow the caucus members in.

Rabuka, Adi Litia Qionibaravi, Mosese Bulitavu, Ro Filipe Tuisawau and Salote Radrodro are outside the meeting room at GPH.

Rabuka says as a leader he wants the caucus to be part of the meeting, and says there is no use for the meeting if the caucus is not part of it.

Rabuka stresses that they are waiting for the response from the Acting Vice President Vijay Singh on Rabuka's demand that their three caucus representatives be allowed into the meeting.

Rabuka says their three members are Ro Filipe Tuisawau from the Burebasaga Confederacy, Mosese Bulitavu from the Tovata confederacy and Jese Saukuru who is the representative from Kubuna.

Rabuka has also revealed that he was waiting until 9.30am this morning at the Holiday Inn thinking that the meeting was there however after waiting he was advised that there was no meeting and he then had to rush to GPH.

Fijivillage has contacted Vijay Singh who is chairing the meeting. He says he will comment later on Rabuka and others not attending the meeting for now.


Suspended SODELPA currently meeting to rectify the issue of the appointment of the General Secretary

By Vijay Narayan, Iva Danford
Saturday 27/06/2020

The suspended SODELPA are currently meeting in Suva to rectify the issue of the appointment of the General Secretary.

The recruitment and appointment process of the General Secretary is the main topic on the agenda.

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Sitiveni Rabuka, Ro Teimumu Kepa, Ratu Epenisa Cakobau, Lynda Tabuya, Adi Litia Qionibaravi, Mosese Bulitavu, Viliame Gavoka, Salote Radrodro and Tanya Waqanika have arrived for the meeting.

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Meanwhile, Emele Duituturaga was elected in the last meeting however the Registrar of Political Parties, Mohammed Saneem declared that the appointment was not made according to the constitution of the suspended SODELPA.

Stay with us for developments.



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