PM Harris recommends giving status of National Hero to late Ambassador Vance Amory

The statement had come out at the time when he has delivered the tribute to Vance Amory at a special sitting of Nevis Island Assembly. The Assembly was held in the Former Premier's honour on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. 

PM Harris addressing special sitting in an honour of Vance Amory
PM Harris addressing special sitting in an honour of Vance Amory

St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris outlined the incredible work done by the late Ambassador and former Premier of Nevis Vance Winkworth Amory to uplift the various sectors in the Federation. In order to appreciate all the positive changes taken out by the lives and livelihoods of the people of Nevis, PM Harris also stated that the Late Vance Amory should be given the status of National Hero. 

He recommended that he would be considered by the committee to be elevated to the status of National Hero

The statement had come out at the time when he has delivered the tribute to Vance Amory at a special sitting of Nevis Island Assembly. The Assembly was held in the Former Premier’s honour on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. 

He also asserted the contribution of Vance Amory in the upliftment of the education sector in the Federation is steller and also described him as a stalwart, asm astute politician ad an elder statesman. 

While paying tribute to late Ambassador Vance Amory, PM Harris noted, “I pay tribute to a man whom I have always considered as a true national hero and also making efforts to fulfillment of this by forming a relevant committee.”

PM Harris further stressed that Ambassador Amory always celebrated the success of others and he was mastered both with ease, without any flair, flourish, or fits of fancy.”

“I know he always cared for others deeply and was “over the moon” when he saw anyone succeeding, particularly when our youth people reach at the top which includes the members of St Kitts National Youth Parliament Association, “underlined PM Harris. 

In addition to that, he added that when Ambassador Amory breathed his last, he has lost his true friend, stalwart, an elder statesman, and an honest political partner in Team Unity Government

PM Harris emphasized, “On the day of his last breath, I have lost a friend and a companion who has always come forward to make incredible efforts in the advancement of the people of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis. Our nation’s loss of Ambassador Vance Amory is a huge setback for the people of Nevis and St Kitts.”