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Tt1 candidates to work together for the benefit of the people

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 29/11/2019

Both candidates vying for Parliament from Tt1 have agreed to support each other and to work together for the benefit of the people in their constituency. Yesterday’s by-election declared Siaosi ‘o Vailahi Pohiva the winner with 1160 while Dr Netatua Pelesitoki Taufatofua had 1144 votes.

Siaosi Pohiva says winning the seat to Parliament was a very difficult journey and he also pledges to unite the people of his constituency following his campaign with his fellow candidate.

He adds he will continue to work together with Dr Netatua as they’ve known each other for years.

Siaosi Pohiva says Netatua’s skills and expertise are very useful for the development of Tongatapu 1.

Meanwhile, Netatua conveys her message of congratulations to Siaosi as the winner of the by election for Tt1 and adds she is very happy with the outcome of the election as it shows the people’s voice.

As for her she will continue to work with the people of Kolomotu’a.

She adds she fully supports working together with Siaosi as they are from the same constituency.

As announced yesterday from the Tonga Electoral Commission, only 53 percent of the registered voters from Tt1 casted their votes during yesterday’s by-election.

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