By Jomo Paul
[www.inewsguyanan.com] – While many persons have come out in blunt criticism of Blue Caps Founder Clinton Urling saying that by joining the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), he is in a grab for power; Urling says that this is not the case.
Urling was present at City Hall on Tuesday April 07, while the hierarchy of the PPP prepared to present its List of Candidates to the Chief Elections Officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Keith Lowenfield.
The Former Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) President had signalled his intention to enter the political sphere after his resignation from his post as Blue Caps Chairman some weeks ago.
However, the move to join the PPP is especially surprising given the fact that Urling has been especially critical of the PPP/C administration.’
As Blue Caps Chairman, he would have spearheaded several calls for the Administration to name a date for Local Government Elections (LGE) which was last held over two decades ago.
The Blue Caps Founder when asked about his possible role and position within the PPP should it form the next government said “that’s not my intention. My mind hasn’t even gone there yet. That’s not important to me. My focus is putting in the work that is required to build Guyana. My focus is not on positions and titles.”
Urling maintains that he is committed to the overall development of Guyana and is adamant that the PPP’s developmental agenda is the right program for Guyana to progress.
“I offer the party my energy and my commitment to Guyana. I have been involved in service oriented organisations over the past three-four years and I intend to continue as a member of the PPP,” he noted.