Public Services Association (PSA) president and leader of the Progressive Democratic Party, Watson Duke has
spoken out on his reasons for taking protest action in the sister isle.
This is amid investigations into the protest in Tobago on Monday.
He was detained on Monday.
Assistant Commissioner of Police (Tobago) Garfield Moore reportedly stated that as far as officers were
aware, Duke never requested permission to hold any protest in Roxboroug.
He revealed however that no charges would be laid until the matter was thoroughly investigated.
According to the PSA President, Roxborough Tobago has been dealing with the many issues.
Chief among those issues is the fact that Roxborough has had no proper representation for some time.
He stated that this has been so for more than 2 years.
He made the comments on the Power breakfast Show on Power 102.1fm this morning.
He said that there are many problems in the area, including the absence of street lights and constant
Duke stated that the representative who now acts in the position has done nothing to help the residents in
the area or effectively address the problems.
Mr. Duke claimed that while he was aligned to a political party the driving force behind his actions was
because he was concerned with the rights of the people and not because of any political aspirations.
Public Services Association (PSA) president and leader of the Progressive Democratic Party Watson Duke.