OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said the country is in a state of economic emergency and predicts a trimming of the public service and fuel shortage at the pumps.
Addressing supporters at the United National Congress (UNC) Monday Night Forum, Debe, Persad-Bissessar asserted that the Prime Minister’s sudden attack on public servants is an indication of him setting the stage to fire some of them. She called on Rowley to come clean and say whether he intends to fire public servants.
“Every time this man opens his mouth, he has nothing good to say about anyone or anything. Every time he speaks, he blames someone else.”
Pointing out there are good, bad and indifferent in every crop of people, Persad-Bissessar said, “You cannot take a brush and paint everyone as lazy – 80,000 citizens.