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Make December 12 Portia Simpson Miller Day - McCurdy

Published:Sunday | August 14, 2022 | 10:41 AM
McCurdy says Jamaica’s first female prime minister warrants the recognition.

Attorney-at-law Henry McCurdy wants December 12 to be declared Portia Simpson Miller Day.

McCurdy, a former People's National Party (PNP) candidate for St James North Western, says Jamaica's first female prime minister warrants the recognition.

December 12 is Simpson Miller's birthday.

“I am going to ask the comrade members of parliament and the comrade senators that when they go back to Kingston and sit in the honourable House they ask the government to declare December 12 Portia Simpson Miller Day," McCurdy said last night while speaking at a party meeting in St James West Central at Granville Primary School.

"It is sad that she left the [political] scene from 2017 and we as comrades have not celebrated her," he stated. 

He wants the Opposition PNP to lobby the government on the matter.

- Albert Ferguson

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