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Hon Baba F. Aziz is Acting Governor

Honourable Baba F. Aziz is acting in the Office of Governor from Saturday, June 8 until Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Photo: GIS/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Honourable Baba F. Aziz is acting in the Office of Governor from Saturday, June 8 until Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

Honourable Aziz’s is acting in the absence of His Excellency the Governor Mr. Augustus J. U Jaspert who is away from the Territory. 

Additionally, Deputy Governor Mr David D. Archer, Jr is also away from the Territory. 

Honourable Aziz’s appointment is in accordance with section 37 (1) (b) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 which states, “if the office of Deputy Governor is vacant, or the Deputy Governor is absent from the Virgin Islands or is for any other reason unable to perform the functions of the office of Governor, such person as Her Majesty may designate by instructions given through a Secretary of State, shall, during Her Majesty’s pleasure, act in the office of Governor and shall perform the functions of that office accordingly.”

The public is officially notified on the above matters.  Persons may contact the Office of the Governor for additional information.

10 Responses to “Hon Baba F. Aziz is Acting Governor”

  • one eye (08/06/2019, 10:10) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Oh my god are you for real??
  • Wow (08/06/2019, 10:13) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
    Jas is a unconventional guvnor it seems! No local to fill this position??Wellsah
  • Queens bday (08/06/2019, 10:49) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    So after having school children march in the hot sun for hours both he and archer skip town! well sah
  • up town (08/06/2019, 11:22) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
    Now he has the power to order the speaker to swear in Vanterpool let’s see if he cows
    • Reply (08/06/2019, 18:18) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
      Let he try and see what happens
    • wize up (08/06/2019, 18:59) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ Up town: not even you Believe what you just wrote in your blog: next time you will be made the governor; then you swear in Vanterpool(if partner can be made governor of this territory who else dem won select) it is being said how much we hate expats!!!(one of the highest post in this territory handed over)
  • legal team (08/06/2019, 12:45) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    The Constitution makes provision for their to be a deputy Governor.
    Lets move on
  • wize up (08/06/2019, 16:25) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
  • Who Knows?? (08/06/2019, 23:00) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    There are much better ways to post comments without being obscene, to do so will only expose you as a very low IQ individual who did not get very far in school and therefore not having appropriate vocabulary.
    • wize up (09/06/2019, 09:18) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ who knows: please!!! We need you to contribute some of your free time at HLSCC: so we can match IQ with flash(U are not in North Korea) welcome to Road Town; liberty and freedom of speech & freedom of expression

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