Lands and Surveys official at centre of mega farm probe back on the job

The senior Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC) official entangled in alleged breaches of procedure involving surveying for the Santa Fe mega farm in the Rupununi has returned to work.

Stabroek News was told that the official recently wrote the Commission’s Board and informed them that he would return to work on Monday, which he did. Prior to going to leave, the official had submitted his resignation and proceeded on pre-retirement leave but the Board subsequently began to probe the breaches, which would have seen the GL&SC losing millions of dollars for a survey. President Donald Ramotar had ordered the probe.

However, the results of the investigation are yet to be made public and officials, including Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Persaud, are tightlipped. Persaud has not responded to questions from Stabroek News on the issue. The questions were sent three weeks ago and despite reminders and a promise that he would do so,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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