Mr. Nigel de Freitas elected President of the Senate

Senator the Honourable Nigel de Freitas

On Wednesday January 18, 2023, at the 10th Sitting of the Senate, the seat of the President of the Senate was declared vacant. The Ag. Clerk of the Senate, was called upon to conduct the proceedings for the election of a President of the Senate. The Clerk invited proposals for the post. Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, Leader of Government Business in the Senate, rose to propose Mr. Nigel de Freitas. This proposal was seconded by Sen. the Hon. Renuka Sagramsingh-Sooklal. There being no other proposals, Mr. Nigel de Freitas was declared President of the Senate.

Mr. de Freitas replaces former President of the Senate Ms. Christine Kangaloo.

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