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We are trying to fix the problem, La'auli hits back at P.M.

Former Cabinet Minister and Chairman of Fa’atuatua ile Atua Samoa ua Tasi [F.A.S.T.] party, La’auli Leuatea Polataivao has a message for Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi. 

The former Human Rights Protection Party [H.R.P.P.] Member said: “We are not trying to break things, we are trying to fix the problem in the country."

He was responding to comments made by Tuilaepa that those rallying to change the Government are “demonic” and only stand together to destroy Government. 

But La’auli fired back at Tuilaepa saying the leader of the country was too blind to see and hear the grievances of the country. 

The M.P. for Gagaifomauga no3 pointed out that their call for change is to fix the problem faced by citizens. 

“He doesn’t feel what people are feeling, the 80 children that died from measles,” said La’auli. 

“He doesn’t feel for the abandoned babies, the Samoa Victim Support Group and others. 

“If he doesn’t feel their grievances, he doesn’t see what our people are going through and their struggles.” 

According to La’auli, the only thing that the Prime Minister is focusing on is for the H.R.P.P. to continue to win the elections and extend its reign in Government. 

He claims that is the reason why new legislations are passed and enforced in order to keep the party in power, when they should be focusing on the grievances of the people. 

In a recent interview with 2AP, Tuilaepa insisted that the Government is divinely appointed by God through a "secret whisper." 

He said people like Fiame and others who are calling for a change of Government are intervening with the calling from God.

“So we are not worried by those that oppose Government,” he said.

“This is the only thing that they stand together on is to change Government and despising the party that is in Government. 

“It is not with a good spirit. It is a demonic spirit and that is why we are not worried.”  

But La’auli said the Prime Minister continues to use Christian proverbs in vain for his political games.

He claims the interpretations of the bible from the Prime Minister is misleading and is not in line with the spirit of Proverbs from the bible. 

“This is bad politics,” said La’auli about the Prime Minister calling people names. 

“Samoan politics is where mutual respect exists. My advice to him is to end things well, end it officially and end it with love instead of a bad ending.”  

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