Lands and Surveys official in Santa Fe tangle sent on more leave

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 been sent on another month’s leave and following this is expected to immediately proceed on pre-retirement leave.

Stabroek News was told that the official recently wrote the Commission’s Board and informed them that he would return to work last Monday, which he did. Prior to going on 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. A source told Stabroek News that upon his return to the office, the official was ordered to proceed on an additional month’s leave then on pre-retirement leave.

President Donald Ramotar had ordered the probe but had no answers when asked about the issue during a news conference on Saturday at State House. He said that …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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