Former Minister Vibert De Souza honoured in home going service

Vibert De Souza (DPI photo)

Francis Vibert De Souza, 73, was not only the first Minister of Amerindian Affairs, he was first and foremost a “fine patriot”, a professional, an entrepreneur, and “a people’s cultural icon”, who composed revolutionary songs and guitar music reflecting the struggles of the Guyanese people.

This is according to Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and former ministerial colleague and friend, Clement Rohee, who were among those who paid tributes to De Souza prior to his funeral service, which took place yesterday at Our Lady of the Mount Roman Catholic Church, Meadow Bank, Greater Georgetown.

RC Bishop Francis Alleyne delivered the final commendation at the funeral service, while Father Paul Martin gave the homily…..

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