Bus purchased to transport Region 10 students yet to be delivered

REDO Rabindra Singh addressing the January RDC meeting on systems being put in place to address the transportation challenges faced by students coming from Coomacka to Linden

A 30-seater Coaster bus valued at almost $16 million that was purchased by the Region Ten Regional Democratic Council (RDC) some four months ago is yet to be collected.

According to a Region Ten press release yesterday, this purchase was an effort to effectively address the transportation woes being encountered by several students from far-flung communities within Region Ten.

 The bus was purchased from Beharry Automotive and according to Regional Executive Officer (REO), Orrin Gordon, was expected to have been in operation for the academic year of September 2018. However despite paying the company almost $16 million for a brand new bus, there is no sign of the vehicle, the release added. The matter has raised several concerns from councillors of the RDC and in particular from the REO…..

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