J’cans Will Reject Negative Political Rhetoric From Second Tier Leadership In The PNP Johnson Smith


Cabinet Minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, says well-thinking Jamaicans are likely to reject a series of negative and derogatory remarks made recently on the political platform by at least three members of the PNP second tier leadership.

PNPYO President, Krystal Tomlinson, recently apologized when she faced criticism for comparing Prime Minister Holness to racist German dictator and mass murderer, Adolf Hitler.

In recent days, two PNP executive members, Basil Waite and Mikael Phillips, were also forced to apologize .

Mr. Waite for describing some JLP supporters as likkle nasty naygah and, Mr. Phillips for saying gal and bwoi who support the JLP have to leave his constituency when he and his team hit the road.

Minister Johnson Smith is cautioning JLP members and supporters to remember that civility and respect are important.

Minister Johnson Smith was addressing a JLP Area Council 3 meeting on Sunday.

Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, Cabinet Minister.

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.

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