STATEMENT ISSUED BY ARIMA MAYOR LISA MORRIS-JULIAN
Arima Mayor Lisa Morris-Julian and the Arima Borough Council look forward to a quick resolution to the matter of fraud allegations at the Arima Borough Corporation. Mayor Morris-Julian says the Chief Executive Officer alerted her immediately when the information was received. The Mayor indicates that Minister of Rural Development and Local Government, Kazim Hosein, was then contacted.
Mayor Morris-Julian has expressed outrage over this issue since all Local Government matters directly affect the lives of citizens. In keeping with the message coming out of the Ministry to take a stand against corruption, the Arima Borough Corporation is cooperating fully with Fraud Squad officials to ensure that they can conduct a thorough and unhindered investigation and bring this matter to a swift resolution.