Opposition divided on election of Speaker

Ratu Epeli Nailatikau being sworn-in as the new Speaker of Parliament. Picture: SUPPLIED

THE Opposition were divided on the election of the new Speaker of Parliament. Opposition Whip Lynda Tabuya submitted Tanya Waqanika as the Opposition’s nomination for the position, while Government’s nomination was former president Ratu Epeli Nailatikau. Following the voting process yesterday, Ratu Epeli was announced the new Speaker of Parliament after receiving 30 votes, ahead […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories