President David Granger yesterday morning paid tribute to Guyana’s first Executive President and founder of the People’s National Congress, Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham on the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of his death. The wreath laying ceremony was held at the Mausoleum at the Seven Ponds in the Botanical Gardens.
Yesterday’s event was organised by the State. Minister of State, Joseph Harmon said on Friday that commemorative services to mark the death anniversaries of all former presidents will now be state-funded functions.
Granger in his remarks said that the late Forbes Burnham will always be remembered with reverence for his fight against inequality, poverty, illiteracy and other social ills…..