FORMER Opposition Leader Mia Mottley has made it clear that she’s still seeking the chairmanship of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), and is baffled how another contender is already being referred to as the winner – even before the race has been run.
Questions have been raised since an August 27 newspaper ad, promoting a BLP St Andrew branch meeting, described speaker Dr Jerome Walcott as “incoming chairman”.
Mottley, who announced in May that she would throw her hat into the ring, told the SUNDAY SUN she was unsure how such a declaration could have been made when nominations for positions within the party remain open until later this week.
“No one has asked me if I’ve withdrawn, and to the best of my knowledge I’m still in the race . . . . So I really am not sure where that came from,” she said. (DP)
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