FijiFirst names final 30
August 15, 2014 8:10 pm
The FijiFirst Party has named its remaining thirty candidates. The Party issued a statement last night confirming the names.
Registered pharmacist Labasa – Alvic Maharaj of Labasa, Akhtar Ali a human resources development specialist, former Commissioner Western Joeli Cawaki, rural advisory councilor – Viam Pillay, former Commissioner Eastern – Netani Rika and Former Permanent Secretary for Education Brij Lal.
Entrepreneur Howard Politini, Special Administrator – Parveen Kumar, former minister – Jioje Konrote, former permanent secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office – Pio Tikoduadua, and lawyer Ashneel Sudhakar.
Other FijiFirst candidates are former Turaga Ni Koro – Ilisoni Galala, high school teacher – Mohammed Abe Dean, businessman and former Nadi Mayor – Sanjit Patel, Surveyor – Himaiyat Ali, former journalist and MIDA chief executive Matai Akauola, former i-Taukei Affairs Board member Joape Nalatu, social commentator – Savenaca Narube, former deputy chief executive of iTaukei Affairs Board – Apakuki Kurusiga.
The last batch includes Radio personality – Veena Bhatnagar, Malomalo Tikina Holdings Ltd director Ruveni Nadalo, former commissioner central Laisenia Tuitubou, civil servant Luisa Waqanika, school teacher – Jilila Kumar, social worker and radio presenter Adi Laisa Tora, social worker – Koleta Sivivatu, former FICAC worker Balmindar Singh and retired army officer Samuela Vunivalu.
The party had announced the first batch of 21 candidates in July.
FijiFirst general secretary Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum last night submitted the names of all candidates to the Elections Office.