SODELPA’s Tanya Waqanika is expected to fill the parliamentary seat left vacant by Sitiveni Rabuka.
Waqanika got 1,933 votes in the 2018 general elections.
There is also confirmation coming from SODELPA that a vote for the new parliamentary leader did not take place today.
SODELPA will have a caucus meeting and they will wait for Parliament to inform the Electoral Commission to confirm the replacement for Rabuka as a Member of Parliament.
SODELPA parliamentary caucus will vote for the party’s parliamentary leader before taking the name to Parliament for the Leader of the Opposition.
No possible names have been discussed and no vote was taken for parliamentary leader today in the SODELPA caucus meeting.