Monday November 28.
That’s the date when Jamaicans will head to the polls to elect 228 parish councilors.
This as the Holness-administration this afternoon called the Local Government election which is due before December 29.
Nationwide News told the country on Tuesday that the Holness-administration was set to call the parish council elections this week.
It was an energized Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, who today announced the date.
This was done before a gathering of the top brass of the governing JLP, supporters and its 228 councilor candidates.
Earlier, McKenzie told Prime Minister Andrew Holness that the parish council polls have been postponed for too long.
Mr. McKenzie urged the JLP candidates to take their cue from what he says is the inspired leadership of Prime Minister Andrew Holness.
McKenzie also took on the Opposition, PNP and its Local Government spokesman, Noel Arscott, who this week claimed that some parish councils are being victimized.
Meanwhile… Prime Minister Andrew Holness is urging the JLP candidates to always be responsive to the needs of the people.
The JLP Leader delivered the charge this afternoon as he addressed the gathering at the Jamaica Conference Center in Downtown, Kingston.
And, JLP Chairman, Robert Montague, is urging Jamaicans to punish the PNP for incidents of corruption which have plagued several parish councils.
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