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Jagdeo, Granger meeting on GECOM: Third set of names to be submitted, high-level team to be assembled in face of another rejection

President David Granger, today, met with Leader of the Opposition, Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, and his team comprising of Mr. Anil Nandlall and Irfaan Ali to consult on the way forward on the selection and appointment of a Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) in accordance with Article 161 (2) of the Constitution of Guyana.

The parties agreed that it would be in the best interest of the people of Guyana that the choice of a Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission is made without undue delay.

The parties further agreed that the Leader of the Opposition will submit a new list of six names to the President.

It was also agreed that a high-level team would be assembled representing the President and the Leader of the Opposition, which will begin to work immediately on exploring modalities to bring a resolution to this matter in the event that the list is rejected.

Granger’s team included Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, and Minister Raphael Trotman.

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