President announces bigger stipend for toshaos

President Donald Ramotar yesterday announced an increase in the stipend for toshaos of Amerindian villages.

According to the Government Information Agency, President Ramotar, noting that the work of a Toshao is more about being in service to one’s community, said that Government has decided to raise the Toshaos from $20,000 to 30,000 per month.

He said also that the Deputy Toshao will be given a stipend of $15,000 and that the senior councillors will also benefit from an increase from $15,000 to 20,000.


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