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PM: No investigations made into Petty’s matter

By Delvardo Emmanuel
Journal Staff Writer
Prime Minister Philip Davis said no investigations were carried concerning the
controversy surrounding former Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC)
Executive Chairman Sylvanus Petty as his testimony in court was at all that was
Petty tendered his resignation on November 15 as the chairman of WSC after he
admitted in court during the Adrian Gibson corruption trial earlier this month that
his daughter received a contract valued at $26,000.
On Monday, the prime minister said, “We have not, I have not done any
investigations. The action I took was as a result of his admissions in court and we
are still talking with him about these matters.”
While being crossed examined by Damian Gomez, KC, who represents Gibson,
Petty said he did not frown on nepotism and had no problem with the company
entering into contracts with political allies if they were capable. 
He added, “everyone in the Bahamas was family.”

Written by Jones Bahamas

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