Cudjoe condemned for claiming ‘no one willing to sacrifice’

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Cudjoe condemned for claiming ‘no one willing to sacrifice’

Minister of Sport and Community Development Shamfa Cudjoe is being heavily criticised after she urged people to keep the younger generations in mind when making certain decisions.

Earlier this week, many shared their disappointment at the Prime Minister’s saying Trinidad and Tobago’s public sector is “not ready for a major work-from-home policy” owing to lack of discipline and infrastructure.

Speaking at the opening of the Tacarigua Community Centre on Wednesday evening, Cudjoe said there are “difficult decisions we need to take not only for ourselves, but for the little children coming up among us.”

She said all of this government’s decisions are about putting people first, and the entire budget “is geared towards improving the lives of all Trinidadians and Tobagonians.

She said this is something the public must take into consideration.

The Minister opined while everyone wants “good lives now,” proper investment is needed.

Her comments did not just draw criticism from twitter users but also from the UNC and MSJ.

Moruga/Tableland MP Michelle Benjamin said Cudjoe needs to apologise to the public. In a press release, she said the comments were “unfortunate, unbelievable and uncouth.

And , Leader of the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) David Abdulah said his party is “totally disgusted with her comments.