Sooba followed city council procedures to pay lawyer, Whittaker says

Local Government Minister Norman Whittaker has said that government’s Town Clerk appointee Carol Sooba did not improperly use city funds to hire a lawyer, contending that established City Council procedures were followed.

This was revealed on Tuesday but Deputy Mayor Patricia Chase-Green maintains that Council’s procedures were not adhered to.

In a letter to Mayor Hamilton Green from acting Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud, the acting commissioner had said that the matter was investigated and legal advice was obtained. “The Director of Public Prosecutions indicated that there seems to be conflicting views as to how the money was spent, and advised that these issues be …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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