Retired Journalist Abka Fitz-Henley and Dr Dana Morris Dixon, General Manager of JN General Insurance Company has been appointed to the role of government senators.
According to a media release on Thursday (May 11) from the Office of the Prime Minister, this new appointment follows the resignation of government senators Natalie Campbell-Rodriques and Leslie Campbell, which resulted in Prime Minister Andrew Holness writing to the Governor General recommending the appointment of the two individuals.
“I want to specially thank Senators Campbell-Rodriques and Campbell for their impeccable service and look forward to welcoming Dr. Dixon and Mr. Fitz-Henley as new Senators” the Prime Minister said.
The Prime Minister also noted that both outgoing Senators will continue to give valuable service in other roles which will be announced soon.
The Prime Minister indicated that the changes are part of a broader reorganization, refresh and revitalization of the Government.
The new Senators will be sworn in at the next sitting of the Senate tomorrow, May 12, 2023.