GECOM chairman’s medical leave extended

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Retired Justice James Patterson has been granted an extension to his medical leave, following a visit to his doctor on January 7, 2019.

A release from the elections body, today, stated that the chairman, who was hospitalized in December last year, had indicated that he would resume duty on January 8, 2019. His resumption would have seen the reconvening of the statutory meeting.

“While the chairman has been recovering well, he was advised by his doctor to have some additional rest, to ensure that he fully recovers to effectively resume duty,” the release stated.

The release added that the chairman will provide further updates on his resumption of duty.

By: Alexis Rodney.

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