King mounts legal challenge to Sooba’s appointment

City Council Public Relations Officer Royston King has moved to the court to challenge the controversial selection of Carol Sooba as Town Clerk.

King, who was one of the four applicants for the post, has applied to the court through his lawyer Nigel Hughes for an order directed against Local Government Minister Ganga Persaud to show cause why his decision to appoint Sooba should not be quashed.

Chief Justice Ian Chang on Friday granted a conditional order directing the minister to show cause why the decision  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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