‘No intention to contest 2022 election’

SODELPA president Ratu Epenisa Cakobau after the SODELPA management board meeting at Southern Cross Hotel. Picture: RAMA/FILE

Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) President, Ratu Epenisa Cakobau has reiterated that he has no intention to contest the 2022 general election.

In a statement yesterday Ratu Epenisa said he is new to politics and it comforts him that he does not have political baggage of history of any sort.

“My intention is to assist Fiji and SODELPA during these trying times as we battle COVID-19 together and its effects,” Ratu Epenisa said.

“I again assure that I do not have intentions to contest the 2022 election, but I will continue to champion the ideals of democratic governance so that our people who are struggling with life and our children who are looking to us for their future are given strength to take decisions that is informed and that will help all of us steer Fiji to a bright, sustainable, and peaceful country in years to come,” he said.

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