Statement by Prime Minister Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet on the resignation of Dr. Ubaldus Raymond:
“I have accepted the resignation of the Minister with responsibility for the Public Service, Hon. Dr. Ubaldus Raymond, with immediate effect. This decision was taken in the best interest of all parties and the country.
“Dr. Raymond has served our country well and in several capacities including Leader of Government Business in the Senate, and previously as the Minister in the Ministry of Finance. I thank him and his family for his years of service to our nation.
“The acceptance of the resignation of Dr. Raymond in no way affects the ongoing investigations. The Government remains committed to bringing closure to this matter.”