PPP exploring ‘national alliance’

Facing possible early general elections, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has announced that it is meeting with various stakeholders to gauge interest in the formation of what it is calling a “National Democratic Front” alliance.

At the party’s weekly press briefing at Freedom House, PPP General Secretary Clement Rohee was not inclined to disclose the extent of the discussions but noted that the party was just speaking to interested parties to test the waters to see the interest, which he noted has been positive.

It is believed that the PPP is readying itself for general elections before the opposition has the opportunity to pass a no-confidence motion against the Donald Ramotar-led administration.

Rohee said that the basis of the idea was to advance the party much like when its Civic arm became an inclusive component …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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