In accordance with their Constitutional role and responsibility, the SODELPA Management Board met on Monday 12th August 2019, and resolved the following:
The Board accepted the recommendation of the Recruitment and Selection Committee position, Major-General (Ret’d) Hon. Sitiveni L Rabuka on the appointment of Usaia Pita Waqatairewa as the new Party General-Secretary. The incumbent Hon. Adi Litia Qionibaravi will remain in office to await Waqatairewa’s formal appointment and complete the handover process of all the documents, duties and responsibilities of the position which is also the Registered Officer of the Party under the Political Parties (Registration, Conduct, Funding, Disclosures) Act 2013.
Waqatairewa was formerly Deputy Director, Fiji Human Rights Commission and Manager Finance at the then Native Land Trust Board.
He holds a Bachelor of Business (Public Administration) degree from Charles Sturt University, Sydney and a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
SOURCE: SODELPA Press Release