Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley challenged Opposition MP Dr Roodal Moonilal to "meet him outside on the pavement" during today's sitting of the Parliament, after he clearly heard wrongly, what Dr Moonilal had asked him.
Dr Moonilal was one of many Opposition members asking questions about state funding of the recovery of Communications Minister Maxie Cuffie, during a sitting of the Lower House.
Dr Moonilal asked: "Could the prime minister indicate whether it's the intention of the party he leads to help Minister Cuffie rather than the taxpayers?"
Former housing minister Dr. Roodal Moonilal is questioning whether public housing policy is being held up by a personal feud between two key players.
According to the former housing minister, the prime minister must explain whether the Finance Minister Colm Imbert is declining to give a government guarantees to NH International Caribbean Limited because of an ongoing private legal row involving the minister and the company’s chairman Emile Elias.
Member of Parliament for Oropouche East, Dr Roodal Moonilal says he will not be badgered, bullied and shut up by legal action being brought by the Government.
The former Housing Minister said in a statement that he believes this is an attempted by the PNM to divert attention away from an issue involving PNM member Harry Ragoonanan.
Dr Moonilal issued the following statement today: