Farmers now doubt that the Fugalei Market will be completed in June due to the Minister of Finance, Faumuina Tiatia Liuga, resigning from his position in Parliament on Wednesday night.
Poor Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi! He is a man caught in the middle of so much controversy that no one envies his position right now.
Today is a special day for Parliament. It is when they are going to either accept or reject a report put together by a committee that they themselves had appointed and endorsed.
The committee in question, the Officers of Parliament Committee (O.P.C.), is made up of seven Members of Parliament, four from the Government and three from the Opposition.
The truth is simple enough. It was awfully painful to watch the Manu Samoa Sevens last weekend. So much so many of us refused to watch completely.
The lack of fitness, lack of strength, poor skills, ill discipline, lack of self-belief and the absence of a game plan pretty much summed it up.
We knew something had to give and that it was only a matter of time.
We say this because the bitter, petty, political squabbling and internal frictions within the ruling Human Rights Protection Party (H.R.P.P) had been bubbling beneath the surface for some time now it was simply impossible to pretend they were not there anymore.