President, Justice Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona S.C says the right to democracy and freedom for all citizens must be upheld.
He made the comments at the swearing in process of Inauguration of the 10th Assembly of the Tobago House of Assembly this morning.
Kelvin Charles was appointed as the Chief Secretary.
During the swearing in proceedings, held in Tobago Dr. Denise Tsoiafatt –Angus was sworn in as the Presiding Officer and Anslem Dennis as the Deputy Presiding Officer of the THA
Public Services Association President, Watson Duke appointed Minority Leader of the Tobago House of Assembly.
President Carmona revealed that democracy in T&T cannot be ignored.
President Carmona also lamented that the country has become intolerant to varying sides opinions and conflict resolution.
The President said that citizens have forgotten how to be good leaders, but have rather been swept up in political mud-slinging.
President of T&T, Justice Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona S.C