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Tobago Community Based Organizations Give Thier Views On Autonomy

by | Jun 17, 2014

THA Chief Secretary Orville London is one of the political leaders who is calling for autonomy for Tobago.

THA Chief Secretary Orville London is one of the political leaders who is calling for autonomy for Tobago.

Farmers, fisher-folk and community based organizations in Tobago are this afternoon getting the opportunity to give their views, concerns and recommendations on the island’s push for autonomy.

The meeting was held at the Roxborough Secondary School this afternoon.

Recently at the eighth consultation held at the Division of Infrastructure and  Public Utilities Lecture Room, representatives of the faith-based community expressed their support of  Tobago’s bid for self –governance.

Head of the People’s Pentecostal Church , Pastor Glenroy Frank , said political parties have been the culprits in determining self government for Tobago.

Pastor Corin Parris of the Faith Miracle Centre, Canaan said he was concerned about what kind of system was being put in place by the pioneers of this process to ensure a culture of good governance.

Pastor Ryan Nelson of the Abundant Life Mission  said the federal system of government there was a good model and can work for Tobago.

Kameel Ali of the Tobago Muslim Organisation said while he was in support of full autonomy for Tobago, The Forum should hold a referendum to determine whether residents were of like mind.

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