COP Political Leader remains cautious about Sports Minister possible conflict of interest

Congress of the People Political Leader, Prakash Ramadhar, is remaining cautious with respect to rising concerns about a possible conflict of interest surrounding Sport Minister, Anil Roberts.

The D Abadie\Omera Member of Parliament is the one time coach of Athens Olympics Bronze medal swimmer George Bovell the third.

Mr. Roberts is at this time out of the country with Bovell…

Questioned on this particular matter, Minister Ramadhar, said it’s an issue he has to discuss with his other ministerial colleagues and party member.

This issue has become topical since only last month Health Minister, Dr Fuad Khan, was given an ultimatum by Prime Minister, Kamla Persad Bissessar, to decide between his private practice and his ministerial role.

There was also controversy surrounding former Works and Transport Minister, Jack Warner, serving as FIFA Vice President and CONCACAF President.

Mr Warner, however give up his post at FIFA, in the wake of corruption allegations.