People’s Alliance posts Rabuka’s comments that they stand for the rights and progress for all Fijians after some concerns raised about Warid’s comments

People’s Alliance posts Rabuka’s comments that they stand for the rights and progress for all Fijians after some concerns raised about Warid’s comments

By Vijay Narayan
Friday 12/08/2022

The People’s Alliance has put up an official post of it’s Leader, Sitiveni Rabuka on it’s facebook page that they stand for the rights and progress for all Fijians.

Rabuka says they stand for all, and the party is bound by its Constitution to seek a united and prosperous nation.

He says it is time now for Fijians to reach across the barriers that have separated them; to join hands and make a new, complete and happy Fiji.

Rabuka says this is their mission and purpose.

The party says this is their stand after some concerns raised about People’s Alliance proposed candidate, Liliana Warid’s comments on facebook on World Indigenous Day, and they will not make any other comments on the matter.

Part of Warid’s post had said that the i-Taukei are being left behind is a statement one does not see every day. She said certainly not from an indigenous Fijian living in country, lest he or she is publicly shamed and branded a racist but the reality paints a factual picture.

She had said that hypothetically, imagine visitors who have travelled some distance, and you welcome them into your home. She said they are not going back anytime soon, they are hard workers, you learn a lot from each other, share food, and become friends however, there are still distinctive differences between you and your friends such as physical makeup, religious beliefs, culture, and traditions.

She had gone on to say that over time, you find that by no fault of theirs, life has become extremely hard for you, but your friends appear to be thriving while you continue to struggle.

Warid said this is a picture of where we are today in Fiji as we are made to believe that we are living in a country that creates opportunities for everyone to thrive, but the reality reveals a different story.



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