Jagdeo still awaiting word on third Gecom list

Almost three weeks after Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo submitted a third list of nominees for the post of Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom), President David Granger is still to make his position known.

Observers are concerned at the continuous delays in making a selection particularly since the post has been vacant since February of this year.

When asked for an update yesterday, Jagdeo said “I have not heard anything”. He at the time was hosting a press conference at his Church Street office and he said that the only response he has obtained thus far is a letter of acknowledgement from the president.

On August 25, Jagdeo announced the submission of the third list comprising  ….

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