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Go cry to Digicel for A/C Units- Hon Walwyn tells ASPS principal

Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (left) said the Principal of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School Ms Marieta C. Flax-Headley can now turn to Digicel for A/C Units for the school rather than seeking them from his ministry. Photo: VINO
The ceremony for Digicel adopting the Althea Scatliffe Primary School was held on Monday September 26, 2016. Photo: VINO
The ceremony for Digicel adopting the Althea Scatliffe Primary School was held on Monday September 26, 2016. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Principal of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School Ms Marieta C. Flax-Headley has been told that she should no longer cry to the Ministry of Education and Culture about the excruciating heat in the school’s auditorium and the need to have air condition units installed.

Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn said she should now go to her “new parents” for help in that regard. He made the remark during the official adoption ceremony by telecommunications company Digicel of the Althea Scatliffe School at the school’s auditorium on Monday September 26, 2016.

“…Now I call them your parents deliberately because Ms Flax Headley will keep off of me and go to her parents! Every time I come to this school Ms [Flax] Headley says to me, “Minister I want an air-condition unit everybody fanning this morning”. Ms Headley, you have a parent now and you ask your parents to put the a/c units in your school,” he said.

Digicel has already made some $5,000 available to the educational facility as part of the Adopt a School Programme initiated in 2007 by the Virgin Islands Adopt a School Committee and the Ministry of Education and Culture.

Kudos to Digicel

The Education and Culture Minister mentioned that Digicel is very much involved in education and in the community and is assisting in several other areas such as installing high-speed internet at schools and aiding in providing jobs for many young people of the territory.

“…I want to thank them very much for that. The Government cannot do it all by itself and sometimes we may not always have the money to do everything you need but it is good when members of the community can come forward and say we are going to assist and we are going to be good corporate citizens,” Hon Walwyn said.

34 Responses to “Go cry to Digicel for A/C Units- Hon Walwyn tells ASPS principal”

  • Topaz (27/09/2016, 07:41) Like (66) Dislike (6) Reply
    Well look trouble for me, is he really functioning right. Even if he had that thought in his mine, he should have said it privately to the principal and not openly. Maybe and I say just maybe that's the same thing he is saying to other principals, "send the list home to the parents, let them provide supplies for their kids".
  • Treasury (27/09/2016, 07:47) Like (27) Dislike (5) Reply
    a lot of us going crying for a long time after the money was wasted on a wall!
  • willie (27/09/2016, 07:48) Like (28) Dislike (11) Reply
    this guy is hilarious.
  • Well Sah (27/09/2016, 08:23) Like (40) Dislike (4) Reply
    This monster gone mad! Keep opening your mouth Myron so we can continue to see who you truly are.
  • Tolabaii (27/09/2016, 08:44) Like (20) Dislike (7) Reply
    MyRum was sipping on something. Someone play the tape!!! I'm in disbelief
    • Me Too (27/09/2016, 11:58) Like (14) Dislike (3) Reply
      Ditto. I need to see the tape. Can't be.
      • Run the tape 3 (27/09/2016, 15:26) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
        This can't be true. If he really said that, he must be really losing it and needs to check himself in to the 9th floor, for this is quite abnormal reasoning.
  • Omen (27/09/2016, 08:55) Like (31) Dislike (3) Reply
    i tink its da shampoo gettin to his head.
  • watching (27/09/2016, 10:01) Like (21) Dislike (4) Reply
    What an ignorant pompus joke of a human being .The only problem is real honest and innocent people , including children , pay the price of his willfull lack of competence.
  • Renrick (27/09/2016, 10:15) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    Er com he er com. extractor fans that is all that is needed. Mak we waste mo money bu a/c unit to a/c huge space.
    Try cultural center a/c under ministry. Er com he er come.
  • Eagle (27/09/2016, 10:29) Like (24) Dislike (1) Reply
    His true colors shining through.
  • Post-It (27/09/2016, 10:45) Like (19) Dislike (3) Reply

    Myron V. Walwyn YOU are *!TCH!!! The teachers and the children are suffering, the classes and the schools are run down.

  • LOL (27/09/2016, 11:11) Like (7) Dislike (8) Reply

    It was obviously a *******joke. REALLY? LOL!!!!

    • @LOL (27/09/2016, 15:59) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
      Funnyman "RemiMyrum" is now a "poppyshow," spewing one set of nonsense after another out of his mouth. This just goes to show his frame of mind and how he truly thinks. He is all about self-gratification, straight-up!
  • The arrogance (27/09/2016, 11:22) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply

    This man is a Real *ac*"$$!

    • born vi (27/09/2016, 14:48) Like (24) Dislike (0) Reply
      @The arrogance. Obviously this garrut will never change; and yes, he behaves like a real jack "ac'- you know what! .
  • Just saying (27/09/2016, 13:13) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    I guess shaka on leave
  • Well Sah (27/09/2016, 13:24) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    the audacity of this man
  • Favor (27/09/2016, 13:35) Like (19) Dislike (1) Reply
    Myron, dude you need to drink some soursop bush tea to calm you down. You are sooooooo out of control.
    • Kool Ade (28/09/2016, 12:11) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      Boy Myron, when you good, you good.when you bad,you bad. You know how to play the it's all about me and it is my way or no way game well.
  • LOL (27/09/2016, 14:19) Like (20) Dislike (5) Reply
    Lmaooo this is the man y'all wanted. You got what you asked for... and when election time rolls around again guess who's name yall gonna put an x next too. This same troll
  • Pop goes the W... (27/09/2016, 14:41) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    What 'good corporate citizenry' has the MVW group of companies done in their lifetime of existence? I mean no offense; but seems like the catering to HOA could've donated a couple mini-split air-cons to ASPS since the Minister has investments within the 'city'. Lead by example since you and your ilk have profited off the tax-payers back for years now - just like how ayo boys LUV dem Burberry ties and suits - the futrue of the BVI need to be comfortable to learn as to not be sheeple when voting for the likes of the current crop!
  • He said that! (27/09/2016, 16:15) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    What the h*ll is wrong with this man. Now truly, this man must be going mad.
  • Telltale (27/09/2016, 16:27) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    He spending money to fix the pub ;but dont want to spend tax payers money to get ac for school ?what is this ??
  • Political Observer (30/09/2016, 05:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Myrun Walwyn, here is a news flash! Digicel is exerting some exemplary corporate social responsibility (CSR) but the responsibility for providing for the thermal comfort of students, teachers and support staff at the Mighty Scatliffe Primary School, as well as all other public schools and educational institutions in the VI. Is Walwyn admitting that he is not up to the job. Premier, it may be time for a cabinet reshuffle, if you are up to it.
  • fyah ras (30/09/2016, 18:03) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply

    This man is just like Trump stupid and ignorant. He is no different from that yellow bastard trump. talking bout Government can not do it all? You all ***** the country money and putting the people under PRESSURE, you shine head d*mon talking crap? He know who to tell them BS to though. Meshon ayo pushing the people of this country to the boiling point and when the pot cover fly off hope you NDP can contain them. You all is an embarrassment to this country. Shine head BOY, you could sure bet you ain't never seeing another position as a minister after the next elections. All you did was fool the youths for votes to get your shine head disrespectful self in there. All that money you spend building that stupid wall you need it now tho! You and Trump like building walls huh? Mind both ayo do not sit behind them tho. YOU BIG DUMMY!! FIRE BURN YOU BALD HEAD D*MON!

  • limit (02/10/2016, 07:46) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hon Fahie please save our future, our kids need a real leader
  • limit (02/10/2016, 07:58) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    thats how one can control a whole generation by poisoning da youth mind ,then u want to no what happen to dem da flair up


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