The Mayor of Port Antonio and Chairman of the Portland Parish Council, the PNP’s Benny White has been booted from office.

Mr. White this morning lost a no-confidence motion on a vote of 5-to-4.

Deputy Mayor of Port Antonio and Councilor for the Prospect Division, the PNP’s Wayne McKenzie will now take charge of the council.

The JLP’s minority leader in the council, Derron Wood, who brought the no-confidence motion last month, says Mr. White has conceded defeat.

Derron Wood, Minority leader in the Portland Parish Council speaking with Nationwide News.

Efforts this morning to contact Mr. White were unsuccessful.

It’s understood that one of the five PNP members in the Portland Parish Council voted against Mr. White.

All four JLP Councilors supported the no-confidence motion.