Mixed feelings for gov’t supporters on Speaker’s no-confidence position

Supporters of the coalition government yesterday shared mixed views on the refusal of Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr Barton Scotland to review his decision that a motion of no-confidence was passed against the APNU+AFC government on December 21st.

Scores of supporters congregated on the northern parapet of the Public Buildings on Brickdam yesterday afternoon and waited on the Speaker’s pronouncement on the motion.

Decked out in the colours of the coalition government, supporters were glued to the billboard-sized screens in the Public Buildings compound which broadcast a live feed of the sitting. The supporters were observed listening attentively to the Speaker’s position on the no-confidence motion, which has over the past two weeks been occupying the public’s interest…..