Rabuka is Leader of the Opposition in Fiji

TALEBULA KATE, FIjiTimes

SITIVENI RABUKA is now officially the Leader of the Opposition.

Mr Rabuka was the only nomination for the position and his nomination was moved by Ro Teimumu Kepa and seconded by Dr Biman Prasad.

The Members of Parliament also unanimously voted to adopt the standing orders of parliament

Opposition nomination defeated, Bhatnagar appointed Deputy Speaker

THE nomination of SODELPA MP Litia Qionibaravi to be the Deputy Speaker of Parliament was defeated in Parliament this morning.

This came after the Opposition’s nomination was defeated by 27 votes to 24 in a secret ballot.

The Assistant for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhatnagar has been appointed as the Deputy Speaker of Parliament.