Ganga Persaud quits

…cites personal reasons for surprise move

In a surprise move, Local Government and Regional Development Minister, Ganga Persaud yesterday tendered his resignation, citing personal issues and other responsibilities as the reasons.

Persaud, whose resignation is to take effect as of January 31st, would become the first member to exit the Cabinet of President Donald Ramotar.

“My resignation as Minister of Local Government and Regional Development is based on personal issues presently engaging my attention as well as some additional responsibilities to which I am committed,” he said in a press statement announcing the decision yesterday afternoon. His emailed announcement seemed to take MPs from …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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