Election to be held within administrative capability of GECOM
– President Granger briefs public following meeting with Opposition Leader
– Public interest remains paramount – President
DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, January 9, 2019
President David Granger, delivering a brief address following his meeting with Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo today, said both sides have agreed that regional and general elections will be held within the administrative capability of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).
The Head of State said he has assured the opposition that there is no intention by his Government to derail the Constitution of Guyana.
He is assuring the public that both sides are working towards a solution and that public interest remains paramount for the Coalition Government.
The two sides met today to discuss the way forward following the December 21, 2018 vote in the National Assembly. Two court actions have, thus far, been filed in the High Court challenging this vote.
Detailed report to follow.
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