UNC Youth Arm rejects 'sour grapes' calls for Kamla Persad-Bissesar to go

The Youth Arm of the United National Congress has come out in support of UNC Political Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar's bid to be re-elected to lead the party, saying that the members who have publicly expressed their opinions for her to go, were people rejected by the party's Screening Committee.

In a statement issued by the UNC Youth Arm's Chairman, Nicholas Morris, the Youth Arm says it appears to be a case of 'sour grapes'.

The following is the UNC Youth Arm's complete statement:

Attorney Larry Lalla says Kamla Persad-Bissessar must go

Attorney-at-law Larry Lalla, the man who represented former Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar as her 'Debates Negotiator' just weeks ago, is making a call for her to give up the post of Political Leader of the United National Congress.

Lalla issued a statement this morning saying it is time for Persad-Bissessar to move on adding that 'there were critical and obvious shortcomings in leadership' in her Government.