We will continue to serve people even after losing THA elections, says PM Rowley

On losing the House of Assembly (THA) elections, that took place on Monday, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley assured his administrations' commitment to work for the welfare of citizens. 

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley.

Trinidad and Tobago: On losing the House of Assembly (THA) elections, that took place on Monday, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley assured his administrations’ commitment to work for the welfare of citizens. 

Prime Minister wrote on his Facebook post, “Although disappointed with the results of Monday’s Tobago House of Assembly (THA) elections, I acknowledged that the people have spoken and have opted for a change”. 

Despite the results of the election, our party remains resolute and commits to continue to be of service to all of the people of Tobago. The PNM and the Central Government will continue to respect the wishes of the people of Tobago and will do all that is within its capacity and responsibility to make sure that Tobago progresses within the administration of Trinidad and Tobago as required by the existing laws and our common pursuit of national development”. 

Progressive Democratic Patriots – (PDP) has registered the win in THA elections while winning only 1 out of 15 seats. 

PM Rowley cited that his party respects the decision of the general public, adding that PDP – Progressive Democratic Patriots now has the clear chance to serve the people and fulfil the promises that they have made with the population of Tobago. 

The People’s National Movement, having managed the affairs of Tobago for 21 years, unbroken, must thank the people of Tobago for the many occasions when you would have entrusted us with the responsibility for your care, attention and development,” prime minister’s post further cited.

Apart from this, the Prime Minister informed in his Facebook post that around 33,000 individuals now are having an improved water supply from the projects of CWIP – Community Water Improvement Programme in Pitch Road and Mendez Drive.  

PDP leader Farley Augustine, while giving his victory speech, cited, “Notwithstanding attempts to mislead, there is a proof that in this nation democracy is very much alive, and the will of the people is scrupulously respected”.