Tukai Lagonilakeba, Nadi What does the NFP team gain from their boycott of Parliament this week?
Absolutely nothing and utterly very disrespectful to the august house and those very little supporters they represent.
The Speaker of the House has already made his ruling after sighting the CCTV footage where he has rightly referred it to the Parliament Privileges Committee for a decision.
The leader of the opposition Sitiveni Rabuka and SODELPA MP Litia Qionibaravi, whom are members of this very important committee, have also boycotted the meeting to hear the allegations against our PM.
They may be exercising their rights as MPs, but I personally feel that is very childish and immature on Mr Rabuka’s part as one of the most senior members in the Opposition and as a former PM himself.
I personally believe they all stand to gain nothing from their absence and it is very simple, you do not turn up to work you do not get paid. But I do hope the SecretaryGeneral to Parliament will deduct their pay and other parliamentary allowances during their boycott.
Long live our Fijian democracy.