Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says a JLP controlled local government is key in ensuring prosperity and economic growth reaches all Jamaicans.
He made the statement during a video address posted to social media over the weekend.
The Prime Minister says Local Government must show its capacity to address the issues of the people.
Prime Minister Holness says, the PNP has failed in its stewardship of the local authorities.
He also says concerns exist regarding transparency at the Municipal Corporations.
And the Deputy General Secretary of the PNP, Julian Robinson, says he’s confident that they’ll retain their control of local government.
He says the PNP has achieved great things over the last four years.
He’s says the Holness led administration has failed to fulfill many of its promises.