Zakur votes for the 10th time
November 14, 2018 3:51 am
Sixty-five-year-old Abdul Zakur, a resident from Natua Housing in Seaqaqa says this is his 10th time to vote in the Fijian General Election.
Zakur says it took him only 15 minutes to mark his ballot paper and was impressed with current system and the set-up done for the election this year.
“Before we had to come and stay in big lines now it is very simple and it take less time to vote. Now we all are looking forward to the results.”
More than 1200 people are expected to cast their votes before 6 this evening.
Meanwhile Holy Family Secondary School student, Nemaia Qio says he was very nervous as he was voting for the first time.
Qio, originally from Kadavu cast his ballot at Labasa College and says he had a sleepless night thinking about today.
“For the first time I was really nervous but thank god everything turned out good. Like people who voted last time they knew what to do but for us it was like doing something new. But I finally managed to do that.”
Labasa College had four polling stations and more than 2000 were registered to vote there.
1,149 people cast their votes in the last election of which three were invalid votes.