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Jagdeo to be Opposition leader – says Rohee

Jagdeo to be Opposition leader – says Rohee

June 30, 2015 | By | PPP completes 32-member parliamentary list Rohee
Former President Bharrat Jagdeo

Bharrat Jagdeo

After weeks of suspense, the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has finally selected its 32 members of Parliament. One of them will be Deputy Speaker for the eleventh parliament, at a time when there was much doubt over whether Guyana would even have an opposition presence in parliament.

The PPP/C has however maintained its silence over the future of former President Donald Ramotar, with former President Bharrat Jagdeo, who has been widely rumored to have been selected as Leader of the Opposition, being tipped by General Secretary of the PPP/C Clement Rohee as a front runner for the post of Opposition Leader.

During the PPP/C weekly press conference yesterday, Rohee was asked for an update on the party’s list of parliamentary members. However the General Secretary refused to divulge specifics, despite a recent Guyana article appearing in the media during which Rohee appeared as the interviewee; in the interview Rohee  appeared to lend credence to the rumors of Jagdeo’s return to parliament as Opposition Leader. Continue reading