Jagdeo must be brought to account for unlimited benefits, land acquisition
Former President Bharrat Jagdeo’s entitlement to unlimited benefits needs to be addressed, according to opposition party AFC, which says that it is necessary to prevent an abuse of the country’s limited resources.
On Thursday, the party said that there should be no ambiguities in the law— the Former President’s (Benefits and Other Facilities) Act—and that the benefits that are given to Jagdeo or any former president must be clearly identified both in description and in quantity, so as to avoid the abuse of power that it said was known to the Jagdeo administration.
At a news conference, AFC Chairman Nigel Hughes reiterated that Jagdeo cannot have Guyanese citizens provide him with unlimited benefits, including household staff. “If you have 40 rooms in …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.