From the Editor-in-Chief’s desk: Your April 16 briefing

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Here’s a sneak peek at some of the headlines in The Fiji Times’ edition for Friday, April 16.

The lead story on PAGE 1 is about:

‘SODELPA not ready for 2022 polls’

THE Social Democratic Liberal Party is not ready for the 2022 polls because it neither has a plan nor the means, says party member Lynda Tabua.

PAGE 2

Lease money

NATIVE lease money distribution channels have been disrupted as a result of the cyber-attack announced by the Government on Monday.

Union elections

FIJI Trades Union Congress national secretary Felix Anthony says unions should not pay the Supervisor of Elections office when union elections are conducted.

PAGE 3

Band-aid solution

ACTING Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu says he does not want a “band-aid solution” to the Nabua crisis and also promised to take instigators to task.

Members of the Police Special Response Unit station deployed to the scene and eased the situation at Mead Rd in Nabua during the Easter weekend. Picture: ATU RASEA/FT FILE

Easter weekend brawl

ACTING Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu says an arrest has been made in relation to the Easter weekend brawl in Nabua.

Bad mouthing

SODELPA leader Viliame Gavoka is calling on Party member Lynda Tabuya to stop “bad mouthing” the party publicly.

SODELPA leaders

SODELPA leader Viliame Gavoka talking to the media after the SODELPA management board meeting at Southern Cross Hotel. Picture: RAMA/FILE

THE Social Democratic Liberal Party cannot win the 2022 general election with the way its leaders are making decisions and mistreating constituents. This was the word from outspoken party member and parliamentarian Lynda Tabuya.

‘Rigging numbers’

OUTSPOKEN Social Democratic Liberal Party member Lynda Tabuya has accused party leaders of rigging numbers on the management board.

PEOPLE

Meet Vilitati Katucoga

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MANY pass them by without a second glance. And despite the vital work they do keeping our municipalities clean, street sweepers are often ignored and sometimes even ridiculed. This has not deterred Vilitati Katucoga. The Rukuruku, Ovalau villager has been keeping the streets of the Capital City clean for the past 15 years.

REMEMBER – Mother’s Day competition

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You can win a holiday of a lifetime for your mum by entering our Mother’s day competition. It’s time off at the renowned Marriott Resort Fiji Momi Bay.  Check inside for details.

SHOPPER

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Check inside for specials and interesting information.

SPORTS

There’s heaps to read about in Sports.

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But you’ll have to get a copy to know what we are talking about.

Happy reading!

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