JTA surprised at Ruel Reid's resignation

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) has expressed shock at this morning's sudden resignation of Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid.

In a statement a short while ago the JTA said it is surprised by the “sudden resignation” and as a critical stakeholder it will continue to monitor the development within the ministry as “education is too important a sector to be shrouded in alleged corruption”.

It added that it will remain vigilant and responsible in the best interest of the sector.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the announcement this morning after having met with Reid regarding what he described as “certain allegations in the public domain”.

Holness said that in keeping with the principles of good governance he requested that Reid submit a resignation letter, which was subsequently received.

Reid has also resigned from the Senate.


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