Castle Bruce MP reports positive outcome from Cabinet visit

Castle Bruce MP reports positive outcome from Cabinet visit

first_img Share Hon. Johnson Drigo. Photo credit: GIS NewsThe Cabinet led by the prime minister visited the Petit Soufriere area to assess its response to a natural disaster in that area on Monday.Due to heavy rainfall in November last year severely affected infrastructure, homes and disrupted the lives of many residents of that village. Parliamentary representative for the area, Johnson Drigo told a live interview with DBS Radio on Wednesday that during the visit, member of the Cabinet visited some of the constituents at their homes and were apprised of the many challenges which they face.“We had already decided that some of the families are to be relocated. In fact the Prime Minister took a direct decision to ask one family to evacuate their home and Government will pay the rent for their new location”.Members of Cabinet also visited the San Sauveur Primary School and the Petro Caribe Filling Station which Drigo said has been bringing “tremendous benefit to the fisher folks of that area”.He further reported that construction work on the Petite Soufriere/Rosalie Road link road is ongoing. And will contribute to the employment of several villagers.“There will be a lot of employment for the people of the entire Castle Bruce constituency once we are through with the excavation works presently ongoing. In terms of the culvert, drainage, bridges and the paving of the road we will see tremendous economic benefits for these people because it’s a $20 million project”.He said the 20 million dollar project is expected to bring significant employment opportunities for many persons in these communities.“There will be a lot of employment for the people of the entire Castle Bruce constituency once we are through with the excavation works presently ongoing. In terms of the culvert, drainage, bridges and the paving of the road we will see tremendous economic benefits for these people because it’s a 20 million dollar project”.Dominica Vibes News Share Share LocalNews Castle Bruce MP reports positive outcome from Cabinet visit by: – April 4, 2012center_img Tweet Sharing is caring! 11 Views   no discussionslast_img


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