Leader of the Opposition and Caretaker SODELPA Leader, Sitiveni Rabuka says he will accept the decision if the party rejects him as the leader however he has confirmed that he will contest the 2022 general elections.
Rabuka says he plans to still contest the general elections under the SODELPA banner and he will not form a new party.
Rabuka also says the SODELPA parliamentary caucus has to now decide on whether he will continue as the Parliamentary Leader and Leader of the Opposition.
SODELPA’s Lynda Tabuya says the Nasinu Constituency officially endorsed Sitiveni Rabuka to lead again.
She says even she got more votes than Gavoka in the 2018 general elections.
Tabuya got 8,795 votes while Gavoka received 3,536 votes in the 2018 general elections.
Reports from within the SODELPA Management Board meeting confirm that SODELPA parliamentarian, Viliame Gavoka has been elected as the next SODELPA Leader while lawyer, Filimoni Vosarogo has been elected as the party’s Deputy Leader.
Fijivillage has received information that 21 members of the SODELPA Management Board voted for Gavoka while 20 members voted for Sitiveni Rabuka.
Vosarogo also got 21 votes while Lynda Tabuya got 20 votes in the Deputy Leader elections.
The SODELPA AGM will be held tomorrow.
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