Appointment of New Senators

His Excellency President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona ORTT, SC, appointed five (5) government senators to various ministerial portfolios on February 2, 2015.

The appointments are as follows:

  • Mr Garvin Nicholas – Attorney General;
  • ┬áBrigadier Carl Alfonso – Minister of National Security;
  • Ms Christine Newallo-Hosein – Minister of the People and Social Development;
  • Mr Brent Sancho – Minister of Sport; and
  • Mr Kwasi Mutema – Minister in the Ministry of Works.

The Honourable Prime Minister Mrs Kamla Persad-Bissessar and other Government Ministers were present to witness the ceremony.

The other ministers were:

Also present were family members of the appointees.