Constituency Councilors sworn in

Councilors taking the oath of office.

Most of the 120 Councilors elected to serve in 12 constituencies, took the oath of office yesterday and received their instruments of appointment from Minister of Constituency Empowerment, Steve Blackett.

The Minister said the Constituency Council programme, “is getting stronger with every new Council that comes forward to be sworn in, committed to serving the country and to building on the good work of their predecessors”.

Some of the councilors at the swearing-in ceremony.

He told the councilors, gathered in the board room of the Warrens Office Complex, St Michael, that owing to a number of amendments to the law governing their work, “The Constituency Councils programme going forward is therefore more energised and more vigorous than before”.

Minister of Constituency Empowerment, Steve Blackett speaking during yesterday’s ceremony.

Stating that the challenges faced by these community officers are, ‘stubborn but not insurmountable’, he added, “I continue to be optimistic regarding your influence as Council members on the lives of individuals and groups making up our communities”.

4 Responses to Constituency Councilors sworn in

  1. Niccolo Costa
    Niccolo Costa May 24, 2015 at 11:20 am

    Waste of money

  2. Nixon Mitchell
    Nixon Mitchell May 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    Government office

  3. Winston Holford
    Winston Holford May 24, 2015 at 1:08 pm

    what do constituency councilors do

  4. some guy May 24, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    This government has found creative ways to waste money we don’t have.


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