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Gary Griffith resigns from the UNC…

Gary-GriffithReports today that National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister, Gary Griffith, has resigned from the United National Congress, UNC.

Griffith reportedly wrote to the UNC’s general secretary Dave Tancoo on June 7, 2013, advising that he was resigning with immediate effect.

The letter was also copied to political leader of the UNC, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar.

According to the Trinidad Express Newspaper, Griffith, who still remains the National Security Adviser to the National Security Council, has made it categorically clear that he is still supportive of the People’s Partnership Government and the Prime Minister.

Griffith became publicly involved in politics in 2005 when he joined the Progressives slate of the UNC, led by former National Security Minister Jack Warner….

Griffith was also a key figure in the formation of the Congress of the People (COP); his wife Nicole Dyer-Griffith, is the COP’s deputy chairman and a former minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Communication.

It is unclear as to when Griffith rejoined the UNC…

In 2010 he was appointed National Security adviser to the Prime Minister…