Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo has rejected two names previously suggested by President David Granger for consideration on the appointment of a new Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman.

According to the Ministry of the Presidency, the two names “did not find favour” with Jagdeo.

Also, at the meeting yesterday to further hammer-out names, four additional names were submitted by the PPP Head for the President’s consideration.

The four names will now be submitted to the President for consideration and the process of hammering-out will continue today.

The President’s representatives at the meeting were Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence and Mr Joseph Harmon, Director-General of the Ministry of the Presidency, while the Leader of the Opposition was represented by Members of Parliament Irfaan Ali and Anil Nandlall.


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