Over 5,000 persons are employed under the annual “summer road cleaning programme”, which began last Thursday.
The Roads, Building and General Services Authority) BRAGSA) is coordinating the programme.
BRAGSA said that the 5,000 workers on the programme will include 395 gangs and 892 jobbers, who will be responsible for the cutting of trees, and cleaning of roads in all 15 constituencies over the next two weeks.
Contracts will also be given to over 150 truckers and conductors.
The programme is being executed at an estimated cost of EC$2.5 million.
“BRAGSA is, therefore, appealing to motorists and pedestrian to take the necessary precautions during this period,” a press release said.
Is this all that some Vincentians are good for? Two weeks road cleaning jobs? Please God help us and deliver us from our new Masters?
How many pennies , does that put in their pockets? What happen to the there 50 weeks?
Election slavery, two weeks work, what an absolute disgrace.
The culmination of 20 yrs of a government government dedicated to employing ,empowering and lifting it’s citizens out of poverty. Wow! I say a knighthood should be bestowed upon our great Cumrod.
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