Report – By the PMC news desk
The draw of the numbers for the National Candidates List took place today at the Fijian Elections Office in Suva – but the Fijian Electoral Commission was not present.
Shalveen Chand of The Fiji Times reported that minutes before the start of the draw, the commission called a press briefing where the chair, Chen Bunn Young, declared it would not take part in the draw because the Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem, had failed to honour a directive to consider its decision on objections and appeals.
According to its decision, Fiji First Party’s Praveen Bala Kumar was out and Fiji Labour Party’s Steven Singh was allowed back in. Read more »