Laing's thanks to Marco City


Tribune Freeport Reporter


FREEPORT - Marco City MP Zhivargo Laing has thanked constituents for giving him the opportunity to serve as their representative in Parliament.


Former minister of state for Finance, Zivargo Laing.

"Marco City, I thank you for the privilege of serving you," Laing told constituents on his Facebook page.

"Marco City, I have the distinction of being asked by my party to leave a people I loved to serve to return to a people I loved to serve and who first gave me an opportunity to serve in the House of Assembly," he said.

Mr Laing is running as the FNM's candidate for Fort Charlotte.

He has been able to accomplish a lot in Marco City during his tenure as the MP, including creating the Marco City Youth Leadership Institute, providing scholarships for young people, and launching a roof repair programme for the disabled and elderly.

Mr Laing also established a lending library and computer centre for residents of Marco City at his constituency office.

He has also made himself available to residents by holding regular office hours. The MP has held annual Christmas parties, a luncheon for seniors, and a Family and Friends Festival.

MP Laing thanked the constituents for their support.

"My national duties as Minister of State for Finance in these difficult times kept me busy, but together we made Marco City and Grand Bahama better and you supported me all the way. Thank you," he said.

And, he called on the constituents to support Norris Bain, the FNM's candidate for Marco City.

"Norris Bain has my full support. Please vote for him. I hope hat he does a much better job than I did, so that you will be better off," he said.


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