While citing cases of financial mismanagement by the Smith administration, Opposition Leader Andrew Fahie is pledging that he and his party will be the proverbial saviour of the British Virgin Islands.
“The day to save these beloved Virgin Islands of ours in coming. Soon we will be in a position to save our beloved Virgin Islands from the reckless financial management of the NDP from misuse and misappropriation of public funds [which is] against the Financial Management Act and the Protocols for Effective Financial Management; both of which were passed by the NDP government,” Fahie said.
“The sins of Dr D Orlando Smith and his NDP government will not follow the next elected government, which I will say, humbly and respectfully, will be the VIP government,”
He continued: “With Gods help, I Andrew A Fahie, as premier, would have been given a fresh mandate to a manifesto given to us by the people of the Virgin Islands.”
The opposition leader was speaking during the debate on the Recovery and Development Plan in the House of Assembly on Tuesday.
He did not contest the plan during his contribution but reminded legislators that the majority House of Assembly had effectively agreed to said plan when they voted on the Recovery and Development Agency Act back in March.
While not specifying whether he agreed with the contents so the plan, Fahie noted that the plan works in tandem with the aforementioned Act.
“This plan is the best case scenario by Dr D Orlando Smith and his NDP government at this time,” Fahie said.
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