“I condemn willful attack on students of Primary School by burning, “says Brantley 

While condemning the incident, Premier of Nevis Mark Brantley noted,” I condemn this willful attack on the students, teachers, support staff and entire community of the Joshua Obadiah Williams Primary School by the burning of the school unreservedly”.  

Brantley condemn fire incident reported in Primary School in St Kitts and Nevis
Brantley condemn fire incident reported in Primary School in St Kitts and Nevis

St Kitts and Nevis: The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Civil Aviation of St Kitts and Nevis and Premier of Nevis Mark Brantley condemned the fire incident reported at the Joshua Obadiah Williams Primary School on Monday, March 21, 2022.  

A massive fire engulfed the main compound of the Joshua Obadiah Williams Primary School in the village of Molineux in St Kitts and Nevis on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Molineux village is within the constituency of Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris.  

The authorities across the Primary School in Molineux have called the officers St Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services (SKNFRS) to extinguish the ravaged fire at around 10:00 pm.  

Premier of Nevis criticized the incident while stating it was a willful attack on the students, teachers and the entire community of the Joshua Obadiah Williams Primary School by the burning of the school. 

While condemning the incident, Premier of Nevis Mark Brantley noted,” I condemn this willful attack on the students, teachers, support staff and entire community of the Joshua Obadiah Williams Primary School by the burning of the school unreservedly”.  

Brantley also affirmed that these types of criminal acts should be stopped immediately in the country and also urged the people to give every information to the police so that the investigation must get force.  

“These criminal acts must be broadly condemned, and all who have information should be encouraged to contact the Police immediately”, underscored Premier Brantley.  

He exclaimed that there is no room in St Kitts and Nevis for these wanton acts of criminality. 

 After the fire incident reported in the school, the Acting Minister of Education met with other education officials to address the immediate concerns of the continuation of Education for students of the Joshua Obadiah Williams Primary School.  

The meeting was held at the library room of the school in Molineux on Saturday, March 19, 2022. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, William Vincent Hodge; Acting Chief Education Officer, Francia Morris; Principal of Joshua Obadiah Williams School, Suzette Cannonier; Dale Phipps, President of the St. Kitts Teachers Union and Principal of the Edgar T. Morris Primary School in Tabernacle and Director-General of St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service, Leroy Williams was also present at the meeting.