THA minority Leader, Watson Duke is set to take on the Herculean task of swimming from Tobago to Trinidad- this in protest of what he feels is the ill treatment of the people of Tobago. His effort has been ridiculed by some but praised by others.
In a social media post, Duke relayed images of encouragement from his son. He said:
“My seven (7) Year old son gives me this hand crafted paper card with the kind of inspiration I need this morning. God be praise as young as he is, he understands the issues of his Dad leaving home in Tobago East with a brave face, with Tobagonians and the Sea Bridge on his mind…goes to the ocean and swims to raise the matter of Tobagonians pain and hardship over the poor Sea Bridge.
Therefore he encourages the swim protest because the fierce urgency of NOW.
Go Please 🏊♂️ Love you son and family
Love You Tobago”