Norton: PNCR constitution not followed in Vanessa Kissoon matter

Hopeful for the PNCR leadership, Aubrey Norton says the party’s constitution was not properly followed in dealing with the Vanessa Kissoon – Oscar Clarke dispute. He further believes that it was the improper adherence to the Constitution and the overall bad handling of the matter which allowed it to spiral out of control.

Stabroek News spoke to Kissoon and Clarke yesterday and neither of them knew if the disciplinary committee set up to resolve the matter had made a decision. The committee, which is comprised of People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) members Allan Munroe, Malika Ramsey, Christopher Jones, Cheryl Sampson and Lance Carberry, last met on Tuesday and Stabroek News was informed that its work is ongoing.

The unresolved status of the matter raises questions as to whether Kissoon will attend the party’s congress which starts today and ends on Sunday. Yesterday she told this newspaper that she may make an appearance based on how she feels.

Kissoon though, is yet to receive her party membership card, which is one of the documents required to grant its holder entry into Congress Place over the weekend. She confirmed this to Stabroek News yesterday around the same time that fellow Lindener and party member Sharma Solomon released a statement calling on the powers …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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