G2K Calls for 4 Cabinet Ministers to be Sacked


There’s a call coming this afternoon for Prime Minister and PNP President Portia Simpson Miller to sack four of her Cabinet Ministers for under-performance.

Newly installed Generation 2000, G2K President, Matthew Samuda, says the Prime Minister should forget the politics of loyalty and shuffle her cabinet.

Mr. Samuda was addressing a media briefing at the JLP’s Belmont Road Headquarters this afternoon.

The President of the Labour party’s affiliate group said Prime Minister Simpson Miller must recognize that several under performing members of her executive and her own inaction have tainted her legacy.

He says the Simpson Miller administration has brought governance in Jamaica into disrepute.

Mr. Samuda says Environment Minister, Robert Pickersgill and Local Government Minister, Noel Arscott should be the first to go.

The G2K President also took aim at Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson.

Mr. Samuda also questioned the performance of Youth Minister, Lisa Hanna.

Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.