Persaud’s resignation will not impede elections

–Ramotar says no hurry for replacement

The resignation of Local Government Minister Ganga Persaud will not impede preparations for local government elections, says President Donald Ramotar.

Persaud, who has been government’s point person on local government elections, on Thursday announced his resignation, which will take effect on January 31.

But Ramotar told a news conference at Office of the President (OP) yesterday that there is no rush to replace Persaud.

Persaud has commenced preparations for local government elections, which he said could take place in …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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