Luncheon to Surujbally: Prove GECOM’s readiness for elections

The Donald Ramotar administration yesterday called on the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to show proof that it is ready to host local or general elections.

“GECOM or Gegone? Cabinet’s contention is fairly simple. GECOM should provide a timely and a more exhaustive status report on its readiness and its preparedness for local government as well as general elections,” Head of the Presidential Secre-tariat Dr Roger Luncheon asserted at his post-Cabinet press briefing yesterday.

According to Luncheon, the administration holds firm to their belief that GECOM is not ready for either local government or general elections. The Commission has on multiple occasions stated that it is ready. “Put your money where your mouth is. The chairman’s word should be matched by evidence,” Luncheon stated.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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