No show for pre-poll staff at Lomaloma
September 9, 2014 1:03 am
Five villages in the district of Lomaloma are still waiting for the arrival of elections officers, so they can cast their vote, as pre-polling continues around the country.
The Former district representative Pita Foiakau says people have been waiting from early this morning and some have gone back to their homes as there is still no sign of elections officials.
They are hoping the officers will arrive sometime today so they can cast their vote.
Meanwhile, close to a hundred villagers of Butoni village on Mago Island in the Lau Group cast their vote this morning.
Butoni Village School Head teacher Iliesa Volavola says they didn’t face any problems with the voting process.
We gathered in numbers coming to the polling station at Mago community hall. We thank election officers for their job and they did it very well.
Voting in the village has been completed.
Supervisor of Elections, Mohammad Saneem says adverse weather affected the arrival of the boat which was carrying staff responsible for pre-polling.
He adds they did not want to take the risk and rescheduled pre-polling to tomorrow.