PetroJam HR Manager Resigns

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Nationwide News understands that the Human Resources Manager at the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, Yolande Ramharack, has resigned.

Ms. Ramharack reportedly submitted her resignation last week. She had been embroiled in allegations of nepotism at the state-owned oil refinery. Her $13-million per year pay package had come under public scrutiny.

Ms. Ramharack’s academic qualifications were also questioned during recent sittings of parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee, PAAC. Ramharack appeared before the PAAC and denied wrongdoing.

It’s understood that Ms. Ramharack came to an agreement with the new leadership of the state-owned oil refinery to separate herself from the entity. Her resignation reportedly took effect last week.

Ramharack began serving as Human Resource Development and Administration Manager at Petrojam in February 2017.

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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.