Basseterre, St. Kitts, 6th August, 2022 (SKNIS): Former Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris has congratulated the new Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew, who was sworn into office today (August 6) after his St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party’s resounding victory at the polls on August 5, 2022.
The St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party won a majority of six of the eight seats on St. Kitts.
“Now that the Supervisor of Elections, Mr. Elvin Bailey, has announced the official results of the General Elections held yesterday, Friday, August 5th 2022, I take this opportunity to congratulate the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party on their victory at the polls, in which they captured six (6) of the eight (8) seats on St. Kitts,” Dr. Harris, Leader of the People’s Labour Party (PLP) said in a statement.
“In particular, I congratulate Prime Minister-elect, Dr. Terrance Drew of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party and extend best wishes to him on his new journey of leadership of our beloved Federation. I congratulate as well all the other successful candidates in the General Elections and wish them the very best,” Dr. Harris said.
Dr. Harris thanked his other seven candidates of the PLP who were unsuccessful in the General Elections. He also thanked the people of his constituency, St. Christopher 7 for returning him to parliament.
“Finally, I wish to express my gratitude to the members, supporters and well-wishers of the People’s Labour Party and appeal to you to accept the results of the General Elections. Our Country must now move on in a manner that ensures that the will of the people is preserved,” said Dr. Harris.