APNU hoping for outcome of meetings on Linden by this week
As Lindeners continued with their protest today, marking day 21 citizens of the town along with the opposition parties appearing to be mounting more pressure on the government to act. Opposition Leader David Granger today said the government needs to really understand the plight of Lindeners. Negotiations have been ongoing for over 2 weeks between the government and a delegation from Region 10 inclusive of AFC and APNU representatives. The APNU is hopeful that something concrete for Lindeners could come out of the meeting by the end of this week.
Meanwhile when questioned about the no confidence motion moved and approved by the national assembly in Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee, Granger his holding firm that Rohee needs to be replaced. The APNU he said will not be working along with him.
The opposition leader moved to the National Assembly with the no confidence motion following the death of 3 Lindeners at Linden when the police opened fire on the protesting crowd. The Minister had said he wasn’t there and should not take the blame but the opposition parties maintained that he could not isolate himself from the responsibilities attached to his office and the fact that he had meetings with the senior police officers just days before the incident.