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Clarke axed

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Clarke axed

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President of the Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS), Wendell Clarke, has received his marching orders in the aftermath of the controversial departure of the chief executive officer.
They came in the form of a resolution from the board of the Barbados Egg and Poultry Producers’ Association (BEPPA), the commodity group whose vote landed him a seat on the BAS board a year ago.
Veteran farmer Carlyle Brathwaite, who ousted Clarke as BEPPA president on September 10 in the commodity group’s elections, said yesterday the vote meant that Clarke had also lost his right to be part of the board of the agency established in 1845 by an Act of Parliament.
“Mr Clarke should have resigned from the BAS board with immediate effect but he did not,” Brathwaite told the DAILY NATION. (TY)
Read full story in today’s MIDWEEK NATION.