The rulings handed down earlier today by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) that the No-Confidence Motion was validly passed on December 21, last, and that the unilateral appointment of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice (Ret’d) James Patterson was unconstitutional has finally put an end to the “season of stupidity”, says attorney-at-law, Charles Ramson.
Speaking with the Guyana Standard a few moments ago, Ramson articulated that the argument that was advanced by the government’s side that a total of 34, and not 33 votes, out of 65 constitutes a majority was always a “stupid argument”.
Further to this, Ramson posited that it is totally nonsensical to say someone cannot vote against his/her own list because “why else would they be taking votes at every vote for Bills that come before the House?”
The lawyer, who is also an oil and gas academic, posited that Guyanese need to have an account of what was spent by the government on these cases and for measures to be taken at some point to recover same. He insisted that the charade by the government and its refusal to accept defeat has led to a waste of tax dollars.
The young attorney insists that Cabinet must resign immediately and that elections should be held in three months.