Walford Gumbs appointed as Governor General’s Deputy, PM Terrance Drew congratulates

Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew, appointed Walford Gumbs, OBE, JP, as Governor General's Deputy in the government House on Wednesday morning. 

Walford Gumbs appointed as Governor General's Deputy, PM Terrance Drew congratulates
Walford Gumbs appointed as Governor General's Deputy, PM Terrance Drew congratulates

St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew, extended greetings to Walford Gumbs, OBE, JP, for his appointment as Governor General’s Deputy in the government House on Wednesday morning.

The government of St Kitts and Nevis hosted the swearing ceremony, and several administration officials attended the event. PM Terrance Drew took to Facebook to extend greetings to the newly appointed governor general’s deputy. He also shared glimpses of the ceremony and encouraged the new appointment to work for the welfare and well-being of the citizens and the development of St Kitts and Nevis. 

He stated, “Congratulations to the Governor General’s Deputy, Walford Gumbs, OBE, JP, who was sworn in at Government House this morning (Wednesday, 3rd May) during a brief Ceremony.” Walford Gumbs OBE, JP, is a Former Speaker and Ombudsman.

The Oath of Office and the Oath of Allegiance were administered by Governor General Dame Marcella Liburd, GCMG, JP. PM Terrance Drew extended his warm wishes and greetings to the newly appointed deputy and wished him every success in the new role of service. “I wish him much success in this new role of service, “said the prime minister. 

Denzil Douglas- Minister of Foreign Affairs, took to social media and shared glimpses of the swearing ceremony. He stated that Governor General’s Deputy, Walford Gumbs, OBE, JP, was sworn in at Government House this morning during a brief Ceremony.

While extending greetings to Walford Gumbs for his appointment, Denzil Douglas noted, “Congratulations, Walford Gumbs OBE, JP, Former Speaker and Ombudsman, who was sworn in today, Wednesday 3rd May, as Governor General’s Deputy during a brief Ceremony at Government House.” 

He said that the Oath of Office and the Oath of Allegiance were administered by Governor General Dame Marcella Liburd, GCMG, JP. Wishing him the best for his future endeavours, Denzil Douglas said, “We pray for God’s guidance on this your new role in service to our Country.”