GNNL Board Chairperson La Rose resigns


first_imgGuyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL) Board of Directors Chairperson Jean La Rose has resignedGNNL Chairperson Jean La Rosewith effect from October 1, 2016.In a letter to subject Minister, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, dated September 23, 2016, La Rose said, “at this point, I feel I am not contributing to the further development of the Board or the GNNL as I may have done if I had more time to dedicate towards fully understanding my role as Chair or as Director.”La Rose is quoted by the Government Information Agency (GINA) as saying that since taking up office the new Government has provided more opportunities and space to work with and on behalf of indigenous communities in Guyana and “this has grown resulting in the expansion of my work commitments and less time to dedicate to issues of the GNNL”.In his letter of acceptance, Prime Minister Nagamootoo said, “I accept your resignation with a heavy heart, but understand your reasons for doing so. I thank you for having accepted the challenge to serve as Chairperson and express my appreciation of your efforts to resuscitate the GNNL as a national newspaper and to improve professionalism among its many staffers.”Her resignation comes months after Imran Khan resigned from the National Communications Network (NCN) board. La Rose was appointed chairperson of the GNNL Board on September 15, 2015.last_img

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