Fae Jacobs Resigns as the JLP’s Central Westmoreland Caretaker

Banker, Fae Jacobs, has resigned with immediate effect as the Jamaica Labour Party’s, JLP caretaker for Central Westmoreland.

This, amidst reports of acrimony between her and the party’s leadership corp in Area Council 4.

Earlier this year, the JLP’s Central Executive selected Jacobs to contest the seat on the party’s behalf in the next General Election.

This afternoon, Mrs. Jacobs confirmed reports reaching our news center that she has resigned.

Fae Jacobs, speaking with Nationwide’s Abka Fitz-Henley.

Mrs. Jacobs declined to elaborate on the reasons for her resignation.

However, it’s understood she made the move following a dispute between her and the party’s leadership in Area Council 4.

Central Westmoreland has been held by the PNP since 1989.

Earlier this year, Mrs.Jacobs replaced Marlene Malahoo-Forte as JLP caretaker for the constituency.

Malahoo-Forte stepped down as caretaker after being defeated by the PNP’s Roger Clarke in the December 2011 General Election.

Jacobs is one of the founding Directors of Caribbean Financial Services Limited and has operated as lead consultant in several projects affecting the banking sector in the Caribbean

JLP General Secretary, Dr. Horace Chang told our news center today that he has not yet formally received her resignation.

Dr. Horace Chang, JLP General Secretary.

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