NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Several Cabinet ministers defended the Minnis administration and its stability following the resignation of Lanisha Rolle as minister of youth, sports and culture yesterday.
Education Minister Jeffrey Lloyd told reporters he has no concerns about the Free National Movement (FNM) despite the “naysayers” and “noise in the market”.
“We are a committed administration to the advancement of the Bahamian people and I am very confident about the leadership of Hubert Alexander Minnis and what he has done over these past four years,” he said.
He said when comparing the Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) record with the FNM, “any objective, reasonable-minded individual can only conclude that we have done, under the circumstances, a very good job”.
Minister of Immigration Elsworth Johnson opined that while resignations can occur, sometimes they are necessary.
“Some ministers have resigned and they remain committed to the party. That is sometimes what is necessary,” he said.
“Some persons will run again and some persons will not run again… Either way, life goes on and we must conduct ourselves in the way that is best for this commonwealth.”