Some Orealla residents want Toshao removed

-they are trying to stop development, Toshao says

Some residents of Orealla village on the Corentyne River are calling for the removal of the current Toshao alleging that he has been mismanaging the village’s assets and not properly accounting for its finances.

The residents, who want an interim management committee installed because five members of the council have resigned, are also accusing the Toshao, Floyd Edwards, of not convening regular general meetings with residents as is required under the Amerindian Act.

However, Edwards while not denying that some of the village assets are non-functional said that these are things that he met when he became Toshao, and he accused the villagers – some of whom he named – of trying to “topple” the council. He told the Sunday Stabroek that some of those who are calling for him to  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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