No decision yet on PPP Presidential Candidate; Ramotar has a right to be confident – Rohee

General Secretary of the PPP, Clement Rohee and President Donald Ramotar.

By Fareeza Haniff

General Secretary of the PPP, Clement Rohee and President Donald Ramotar.
General Secretary of the PPP, Clement Rohee and President Donald Ramotar.

[] – General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Clement Rohee has once again reiterated that the Leadership of the Party has not made a decision as to who will be the next Presidential Candidate at the next general and regional elections.

It was only on Friday last that President Donald Ramotar expressed confidence that he will be the next Presidential Candidate.

“I don’t have any difficulty with the statements being made; the President has every right to be confident. As I said before, no decision has been made by the Leadership of the Party,” Rohee told a news conference this morning, Monday November 17.

He further noted, “I wish him well.” The General Secretary believes that some sections of the media seem bent on putting Party members against each other.

“I’ve heard people ask that question over and over again; I don’t know if it’s meant to split things up in the Party or put people against each other or whatever the case may be,” Rohee said.

Meanwhile, President Ramotar recently noted that he is not afraid of the electorate and will win the majority of votes next time around.

“This time I am going back for the majority bigger than before,” President Ramotar declared.

The combined Opposition gained control of the 65 seat National Assembly for the first time at the November 2011 General and Regional Elections, making the PPP a minority government.

Two weeks ago, Rohee told the media that he may also be a good Presidential Candidate as he gave assurances that whoever the candidate is will be someone who has the wit and confidence to sell the Party and win the citizenry.


  1. From day one after the end of Jagdeo term I said no to Ramotar no to Nagamoottoo no to Ramkarran and no to Rohee.
    Reason wny I said no to these elder men is that it will cause resentment in PPP since these men were born in PPP.
    So said so happened..Nagamootto and Ramkaran is perfect example of what I said from day one.
    Rohee at one time said he will throw his hat in the ring but didnt and thats good.
    Dont go back with Ramotar since he will not only have to deal with PNC but he will have to deal with EX PPP old stalwarts in Nagamoottoo and Ramkarran who hates his guts and some others who might be readying to jump PPP ship.
    Ramjattan is totally irrelevant at this stage..
    Take note from PNC on what the Guyanese people really want.
    PNC supporters totally reject Greenidge and Granger but their supporters have no other choice but to go along with it.
    There are many young blood in PPP so use it go with it and that will mash up all other masqueraders parading as viable opposition to PPPC.


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