Speaker and Deputy Speaker of National Assembly sworn in, during Opening of National Assembly

Speaker and Deputy Speaker of National Assembly sworn in, during Opening of National Assembly

Speaker of the National Assembly, the Hon. A. Michael Perkins.

Mr. Perkins was sworn in to serve his second term as Speaker of the National Assembly during a Sitting of the National Assembly, (today) Wednesday July 8th, which marked the opening of the Assembly, following the June 5th General Elections.

On June 30th 2016, he was elected Speaker of the National Assembly to serve his first term. This came after former speaker of the National Assembly, Franklin Brand, tendered his resignation of the post in May of 2016.

Meantime,

That’s the newly appointed Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr. the Hon. Bernicia Nisbett. The New Deputy Speaker was also sworn during the opening of the National Assembly.

Dr. Bernicia Nisbett is a graduate of the Celia Sanchez Manduley University of Medicine in Cuba. She served as the District Medical Officer responsible for providing medical services to the communities of Parson’s Village to Newton Ground.

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