Majority of citizens not ready for local polls by August 1 deadline -Whittaker

The vast majority of the populace is not prepared for the holding of local government polls by August 1st, according to Minister in the Ministry of Local Government Norman Whittaker, who says to go ahead would result in the waste of a lot of money.

Whittaker says that a lot more public awareness work has to be done so as to ensure that the public is knowledgeable and interested enough in the polls, which were last held in 1994.

This work is ongoing, the minister told Stabroek News, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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