Region Eight refusing to accept ‘rotten’ ambulance

-wants local gov’t minister to explain

Regional Eight Chairman Mark Crawford is calling on Local Government Minister Norman Whittaker to make public full details of the procurement of a ramshackle ambulance that the region is refusing to take possession of.

Crawford in a letter appearing in the April 14th edition of this newspaper was quoted as saying that, “the sum of $12M was approved in the 2013 national budget for an ambulance for the Mahdia Hospital, Region No. 8.”

The Regional Chairman said that although $12M was allocated for the vehicle “we don’t know how much was spent. We did not request any information but  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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