Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, Monday announced that he has accepted the resignation of Doctor Ubaldus Raymond.
The PM’s statement announcing Raymond’s resignation is reproduced below:
I have accepted the resignation of Minister with responsibility for the Public Service, Honourable Dr. Ubaldus Raymond, with immediate effect. This decision was taken in the best interest of all parties and the country.
Dr. Raymond has served our country well and in several capacities; including Leader of Government Business in the Senate and previously as Minister in the Ministry of Finance. I thank him and his family for his years of service to our nation.
The acceptance of the resignation of Dr. Raymond in no way affects the ongoing investigations. The Government remains committed to bringing closure to this matter.