Wesley residents disagree with Prime Minister Skerrit’s claim that debt now due to Wesley people for land acquired for an airport is $15Million and demand a fair market price & relocation land with proper utilities
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has announced that once the $15 million allocated for distribution to landowners in the Wesley area is disbursed, the government's remaining debt is expected to be below $15 million. The payment will depend on the government's financial position. Responding to claims about the country's financial status, Skerrit emphasized the ongoing construction of the largest infrastructural project in the nation's history as evidence of economic strength.
Mr Skerrit tried to explain that the allocation of funds exceeding $30 million for the expansion of the runway at the Douglas Charles Airport played a crucial role in delaying the repayment of a significant portion of the government's debt. He emphasized that these funds were essential for critical infrastructure development, contributing to the nation's overall progress despite the impact on debt reduction.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit.
Meantime, many concerned residents and land owners of Wesley held a very well-attended meeting last night and several speakers addressed a very substantial receptive audience of Wesley Residents, who expressed their serious concerns about being ignored by the proper government officials as regards proper compensation for the lands they have acquired, and about offers to relocate them to areas that have no electricity, roads or water for housing. Q95 will bring you more in future broadcasts. Meantime some leading concerned citizens of Wesley will be guests on the Global View On Q hosted by Mr G tomorrow Tuesday night from 8:00 PM. Tune in
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