PNP VP Reluctantly Apologises For Party’s Past Corruption Scandals Amid Heightened Anti-Corruption Fight

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PNP Vice President, Mikael Phillips has expressed remorse for any wrong the party may have done in the past.

Mikael Phillips, PNP Vice-President.

The apology comes as PNP President Dr. Peter Phillips says the party will be hosting a national stakeholder meeting on corruption shortly. 

He says the party will be taking the anti-corruption fight to the government.

Dr. Peter Phillips, Opposition Leader, and PNP President. 

Dr.Phillips was addressing the media at the party’s anti-corruption vigil in Sam Sharpe Square, St James, yesterday.

The protest took place between 8:00 and 11:00 o’clock. 

Those in attendance at the anti-corruption vigil included – PNP Chairman, Fitz Jackson, Central Westmoreland MP Dwayne Vaz, Councillor for the Granville Division in St. James, Michael Troupe, and PNP Vice President, Phillip Paulwell.

Opposition Senator KD Knight and PNP Vice- Presidents Mikael Phillips and Dr. Wykeham McNeil also attended the event. 

Meanwhile, PNP President Dr. Peter Phillips says the governing JLP’s attempt to paint the Opposition as corrupt, is “not true”.

Dr. Peter Phillips, President of the People’s National Party, PNP.

Opposition Senator and senior party member, KD Knight argued that while claims of the PNP’s involvement in corruption in the past can be considered true, the country must decide to end corruption.

They were speaking to the media at their second anti-corruption vigil in St James yesterday.



Neika Lewis is an award-winning journalist with over 7 years of experience across radio, tv and the print media. A CARIMAC alum, Neika copped the Prime Minister’s Youth award for journalism in 2017. Her reporting on a Jamaican pilot incarcerated in Qatar in 2015 led to his release. Neika hunts for human interest stories.


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