Deputy Speaker Deborah Backer still hospitalized

Deputy Speaker Deborah Backer
Deputy Speaker Deborah Backer

[] – Opposition Leader David Granger confirmed on Friday (December 27) that Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister  Deborah Backer is still hospitalized.

According to the Granger, the PNC/R stalwart is recovering fine and is currently in a stable condition. The Opposition Leader refused to divulge the details of Backer’s ailment.

The Deputy Speaker reportedly fell ill in late November causing her to miss the last two sittings of the National Assembly. The Speaker at the last sitting had wished her a speedy recovery.

Whether she will be able to attend the next sitting of the House set for January 16 is still unknown.



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