Thursday, April 25, 2024

Toppin: Over to Ishmael

Date:

Share post:

Member of Parliament for St Michael North, Ronald Toppin, has officially passed the baton to branch president Davidson Ishmael.

He made the announcement last night during a branch meeting at Grazettes Primary School, which was also streamed live.

“There comes a time when the same inner calling that pulled you into politics tells you that perhaps now it is time to pass the baton. I must say that after 27 years, I am starting to feel that pull that I need to pass the baton. It is not easy, but I will not be contesting the next General Election,” he told party faithful.

The 63-year-old, who was involved in constituency politics for over three decades, and is in his sixth consecutive term, said he would not have passed the baton unless he felt comfortable. He made it clear his decision was not made as a result of any in-fighting, adding his support will always be for the BLP. (RA)

Subscribe now to our eNATION edition for the full story.

For the latest stories and breaking news updates download the Nationnews apps for iOS and Android.

 

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Shooting incident at Husbands Heights

Police responded to the scene of a shooting incident at Husbands Heights, St. James, having received a...

British Airways celebrates 70 years in Barbados

SEVENTY YEARS AGO, the first direct British Airways (BA) flight landed in Barbados. Yesterday, the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc...

Body found near Culpepper

There are reports reaching The Nation that a body was found in the area of Culpepper, St Philip. Initial...

Time to focus on national issues

ARE THE DEMS united, or are they fragmented? The reason I ask though is because shortly after Member of...