Forget about the 1997 Constitution
October 20, 2012 6:14 am
People should forget about any possibility of the 1997 Constitution being reinstated.
That is the word from Kisoko Cagituivei from the Prime Ministers Office.
He was responding to submissions of political parties to the Constitutional Commission that the 2014 general election should be based on the 1997 constitution and that a new one can be formulated after the polls.
Cagituivei says their calls are impossible as the 1997 constitution has been abrograted and claimed that the international community had accepted that.
He claims political parties want the 1997 constitution because it is the only way for them to get into parliament and play dirty politics and use the race card for their political gain.