PM assures Tobago will not be penalised for voting PDP

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PM assures Tobago will not be penalised for voting PDP

Tobagonians have nothing fear.
According to the Prime Minister, they will not be penalised for its decision at the polls and anyone suggesting this is simply looking for something to hold on to.

PM Dr Keith Rowley gave the assurance during an interview with GML.

He admitted that he was very disappointed at the outcome of the Tobago House of Assembly election, but promised that the island would be not victimised for their choice.

“I would have preferred if we had won. We did the best we could and we didn’t get the result we wanted. Maybe the best was not good enough,” he added, as he spoke for the first time since Monday’s crushing defeat.

“I happen to run a government in T&T and I know of no intention to penalize anybody,” he said. He said at the level of the Cabinet, “we bend over backwards” to accommodate things in the interest of the people of Tobago.

When asked by the media house whether the results suggested that his popularity was waning in Tobago, Dr Rowley said he has done his best for the island.
He said, “Whatever it is, that is what it is. But the one thing I can go to sleep with and wake up with is that I have done the best I can for the people of Tobago in a very difficult situation.”