The question now is why did so many FNM delegates stay home?
Former Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham, had backed Moncur
Nassau, Bahamas – With the general elections just months away the FNM is fighting to gain excitement within its own ranks as just 116 of the of the 204 delegates showed up to vote for the office of Chairman this evening.
Bahamas Press has learnt Sidney Collie was the victor as Mackey Street came buzzed with politicos who could not vote.
Political Activist and radio talk show personality, Rodney Moncur, came against Collie for the job. In the end Collie collected 89 of the delegates while Moncur earned just 27. Former Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham, who had backed Moncur and made him a Justice of the Peace during his last term in office. This confirms that Dr. Hubert Minnis has firmly grip control of the organization. Two of Ingraham’s most loyal delegates signing Moncur’s application for the top job.
Enthusiastic about his victory, the former Ambassador to CARICOM said, “I am honored and excited to be elected chairman of a party that has always put the people first. It’s a fact that the FNM serves the people, first, foremost and always.”
Mr. Collie has been a member of the FNM for 39 years, serving as Senator, Deputy Leader, Cabinet Minister, Ambassador and MP from the Blue Hills constituency.
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