With Fiji First party announcing their provisional candidates line up this afternoon some members of the current government set up have missed out.
Minister for Defense, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola has indicated that he will now retire from the political arena after being involved for the past 20 years.
The Minister for Youth and Sports, Laisenia Tuitubou was also not announced and there was no indication on his next move.
Also not in the candidate list is Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Joeli Cawaki.
Lorna Eden, Balminder Singh, Samuela Vunivalu, Jilila Kumar, Netani Rika and Alifereti Nabulivou who were members of the Fiji First government, are the others not named for this years General Election.