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Melissa Skerrit to be Launched this Weekend/ Temporary Traffic Laws to be Implemented

by: - November 8, 2019
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DLP Candidate for the Roseau Central Constituency, Melissa Poponne Skerrit

 

As Dominica heads closer toward polling day, the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) says it is ready to launch its final candidate this weekend.

Melissa Poponne Skerrit, wife of the Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit will contest the desirable but so far elusive Roseau Central seat.

This is her debut appearance in the political arena and Mrs Skerrit will go up against United Workers Party (UWP) candidate, Glenroy ‘Soso’ Cuffy.

Poponne Skerrit, prior to her foray into active politics, launched the Melissa Skerrit Foundation which is a school feeding program, an elderly love care program and her ‘bless a baby’ program. Her official launch is slated for Saturday 9th November.

Meanwhile, in anticipation of that event, the traffic department of the Dominica Police Force has made arrangements to facilitate the flow of traffic.

Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Dominica Police Force, Simon Edwards has made it clear that,”motorists will not be able to travel in a westerly direction along the River Bank from the intersection of Independence Street and River Bank. Motorists will not be allowed to travel in a westerly direction along River Street from the intersection of Independence Street and River Street. Motorists will not be allowed to travel in a northerly direction along Great George Street from the intersection of Great George Street and Hillsborough Street.”

He concluded that “no parking will be allowed on River Bank between the intersection of Independence Street and Great George Street.”

The above traffic laws mentioned will be in effect from 3:00 P.M on Saturday 9th November 2019.