Residents protest Mahdia roads

Mahdia residents yesterday once again took to protesting over poor roads and services, vowing that they will in turn refuse to sell gold to the Guyana Gold Board until action is taken to address the grim state of their village.

In the afternoon, tensions flared when village councillor Naeem Gaffoor was arrested in his home by police and slapped with two charges including illegal protesting.

“Government had been promising to fix these roads since king rock was a pebble and look they ain’t even send the pebble, nothing do…it is not a favour we are begging, it is a service they are obligated to give because we pay taxes, we pay gold revenue, we pay this and that. Well now is do for do, they don’t fix the road, okay, no taxes, no …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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