Region Five councillor in hospital controversy quits

-questions remain over abrupt transfer of nurse

Two days after she found herself at the centre of allegations of using her office to get preferential treatment at the Fort Wellington Hospital, APNU+AFC Region Five Councillor, Carol Joseph has resigned.

Her resignation was confirmed by the Region’s Chairman Vickchand Ramphal yesterday. Ramphal informed that the resignation was handed in yesterday and announced at a meeting of the Council but that Joseph was absent. He did not give details as to the reasons for Joseph’s resignation.

Stabroek News contacted Joseph who declared that she had nothing to say and that she did not want any newspaper contacting her.

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