Mr. Joseph Hibbert Resigns as Minister of State


Mr. Joseph Hibbert has tendered his resignation as Minister of State in the Ministry of Transport and Works.
Mr. Hibbert’s resignation follows a meeting with Prime Minister the Hon. Bruce Golding yesterday. In his letter of resignation, Mr. Hibbert said, “in view of the allegations of bribery of Jamaican Government officials made in the UK courts by the British firm Mabey and Johnson Limited, in which I am implicated, I have today decided to submit my resignation as Minister of State in the Ministry of Transport and Works to the Honourable Prime Minister.”
“This resignation will allow me the time and freedom to clear my name and my integrity as former Chief Technical Director in the Ministry of Transport and Works, during the 1990s, to which the allegations refer,” Mr. Hibbert said.

JIS Social