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Rodger Samuel mum on departure from COP and PP government…

Rodger SamuelMember of Parliament for Arima, Rodger Samuel, is today remaining silent on whether or not he will leave the Congress of the People (COP) and the Peoples Partnership Government.

When contacted, he told our news room he was not yet ready to make a statement.

This morning, rumors circulated that Mr. Samuel had resigned as the Minister of State in the office of the Prime Minister.Rodger Samuel COP

Yesterday, he signaled his intention to resign from the COP.

According to reports, he announced his intention at yesterday’s national council meeting at COP’s Operation Centre, Charlieville. And according to sources, the announcement was met with strong opposition from the national executive.

The source said the national executive was “continuing dialogue”, hoping to persuade him to change his mind.

 “It is something I am considering,” Samuel confirmed when asked whether he was tendering his resignation.