Role models needed in abundance
-Dr Yesu Persaud at autobiography launching
At the launching on Tuesday of the first of two autobiographical volumes, business icon Dr Yesu Persaud stated that role models need to be in abundance throughout Guyana. He was critical of the political mindset that has been pervasive in Guyana since he was a child.
With Prime Minister Sam Hinds in the audience, Persaud, 85, stated that “we are poverty stricken because we are [being] led by our nose by politicians”. Persaud, who retired last year as Executive Chairman of DDL after 48 years with the company, commented that his long friendship with Hinds was one where he could be critical.