[www.inewsguyana.com] – The APNU+AFC administration is reportedly seeking to replace Mark Ramotar as the Editor-in-Chief of the State owned Guyana Chronicle Newspaper.
INews was reliably informed that, following the change of Government in May 2015, Ramotar offered to tender his resignation.
INews understands that when the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) lost the May 11 general and regional elections, Ramotar offered his resignation but it was refused by Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, under whose office the State Media falls.
Efforts made by iNews to contact Director of Public Information in the Office of the Prime Minister, Imran Khan for a comment on the matter, proved futile. Ramotar, an award-winning Journalism graduate from the Jawaharlall Nehru University in New Delhi, India has been at the helm of the Chronicle newspapers since January 2008. Ramotar is known to have close affiliation to the top officials of the previous PPP/Civic administration, including former two-term President Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, something that does not bode well with the new Government.