Former senior PNCR member Joseph Hamilton yesterday afternoon said he has joined the PPP because of the programme it presented and he endorsed its presidential candidate Donald Ramotar.
He was speaking at the PPP rally at Albion which launched the party’s election campaign.
Hamilton, one of a number of speakers, spoke out against race-based politics.
Hamilton had had long service with the PNCR and had responsibility for several elections-related areas. He withdrew from the party in 2008 following a showdown between the Vincent Alexander-led wing of which he was a part and that of another group led by present party leader Robert Corbin.
The showdown led to the axing of PNCR-1G MP Joseph McAllister at which point Hamilton and others withdrew from the party and called for a new political culture.