Forty eight provisionally selected candidates for the 2018 general elections from the Social democratic liberal party have been announced.
The announcement made by SODELPA leader, Sitiveni Rabuka yesterday was on an updated Party list.
Rabuka through a statement confirmed that SODELPA will field a total of 51 candidates and that another three are being vetted to ensure they comply with statutory and party requirements.
Some are not yet ready to be announced given they sit on government statutory boards and committees or have close relatives in these positions.
The candidates names include current members of opposition Ratu Suliano Matanitobua, Viliame Gavoka, Mere Samisoni, Aseri Radrodro and standing from the Nadi constituency Revered Jone Kata to name a few.