Gov’t selects former judge Winston Moore for ombudsman

The long vacant post of Ombudsman will likely be filled soon as government yesterday informed the opposition of its selection of former Justice Winston Moore to hold the position.

A main opposition spokesman yesterday said that more important than the selection of Moore is ensuring that the appointment is not a “rubber stamp position.”

“We had a consultation with the president on the appointment of an Ombudsman and they informed us that Winston Moore was selected… this is not a position where we are required any input but we don’t just want an Ombudsman to say we have one. We want a functioning one free to execute his duties,” …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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