Todd at peace with new DLP selection for The City
PATRICK TODD isn’t about to hold a grudge.
Overlooked by the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) for a new candidate, the former MP today threw his support behind that newcomer, Henderson Williams.
Todd, who is still chairman of the Dems’ Bridgetown branch, welcomed Williams with open arms during an induction ceremony at the Wesley Hall Junior School today.
“I happily and wholeheartedly support the candidacy of Henderson Williams,” Todd said to loud applause in the filled classroom.
“The baton has been passed and I want you to work hard, remembering the many persons who have come before you.”
Todd also took the opportunity to thank the members of the constituency and the branch for the support he had received during his tenure as a first-time MP.
Now Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s office, Todd advised those on hand not to put too much pressure on their DLP government, since it was trying to chart a path of prosperity for the country during a very trying period.
Todd added that the City remains a marginal seat in Barbadian politics, but he was confident Williams could get the job done. (BA)