Gov’t extends condolences to Opposition Leader on sister’s passing


Government this morning extended its condolences to Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, his relatives and the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on the passing of his sister, Oma Jagdeo.

In the statement government said it “salutes Ms. Jagdeo for her unflagging love for her brother to whom she was not only an older sibling but to whom she was also like a second mother.”

It was noted that the loss of a close sibling leaves a void which can hardly be filled.

“The nation stands in solidarity with and holds Mr. Jagdeo up in prayer, in this, his time of grief.”

The Opposition Leader’s sister was found dead at her East Coast Demerara Pradoville 2 home, yesterday afternoon (March 13).

According to information reaching News Room, the woman’s body was discovered by her two children.






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