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FNM Leadership War–Two Rallies Tonight

The battle of who will carry the torch in the Free National Movement begins tonight as Long Island Member of Parliament Loretta Butler-Turner and Senator Dr. Duane Sands team and incumbent leader Dr. Hubert Minnis and Peter Turnquest team officially launch their campaigns simultaneously.

Mrs. Butler –Turner, who will hold her launch her campaign in Rawson Square, yesterday told The Bahama Journal she and Dr. Sands are feeling very good about their teamwork and since then it has been nothing but positive feedback.

“We’ve been meeting with delegates, talking with individuals, and feeling very good about our teamwork,” she said.

“We’ve been planning our strategy not just truly to win a convention but to have a plan for this country which seems to be on the precipice of a very serious crisis.”

Furthermore, Mrs. Butler-Turner says many are probably wondering why Rawson Square.

“Wednesday is usually a parliamentary day but we are not meeting tomorrow so we’re taking it right in the shadows of parliament because that is where the owe lies in general elections and that is where w go to do the people’s business,” Mrs. Butler Turner said.

“Additionally, the whole democratic process begins there and it’s historic.”

The opposition leader hopeful says that she and Dr. Sands’ ultimate aim moving forward is that of unity and says jubilation will be on the part of the Bahamian people when have a clear option and a choice for the way forward for our country.

“I believe the atmosphere is going to be on that will set the stage for the type of campaign and the type of organization and level of planning that we have put into this that they can see moving forward into a general elections,” she said.

“We would not only like to affect individuals but have those persons be a part of the effect, so hopefully so essentially tonight should be a night where persons can feel included.”

The Butler-Turner/Sands launch begins promptly at 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Minnis also plans to hold a campaign rally tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m.

The Journal was unable to reach Dr. Minnis for comment.



Written by Jones Bahamas

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