PPP accuses city council of failure to act ahead of flash flood

-despite available gov’t help

The ruling party yesterday took aim at the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) over its failure to deal with the city’s garbage problem and dysfunctional and drainage and irrigation system ahead of last week’s flash flooding, despite available  help from Public Works and Agriculture ministries.

Speaking at the People’s Progressive’s Party’s weekly press conference at Freedom House yesterday, Junior Local Government Minister Norman Whittaker said that for months the ministry has been trying to get the M&CC to clean up clogged drains and check sluices and pumps to ensure they were in working order. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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