"I come back to that very question - 'Who is going to be my leader?"
In 1990, Joseph Toney was on his feet in Parliament when the Muslimeen members stormed in an attempted coup, and he blurted out, "Who is your leader?"
Tonight, it is the same question that he said he had to ask himself, as he declared that he is returning to the United National Congress, a party he had left with former Finance Minister Winston Dookeran, to form the Congress of the People.
The United National Congress (UNC) is today celebrating 29 years as a party today.
The party issued the following statement in recognition of its 29th anniversary.
"Today, we celebrate the 29th anniversary of the inception of our great UNC and as we mark this special occasion, we must take a moment to reflect on our core Party principles which sets us apart from any other political institution in this country.
The Opposition United National Congress says it will not subject itself to a Joint Select Committee of Parliament to investigate whether the party was involved with Cambridge Analytica, Aggregate IQ, or the Strategic Communication Laboratories Group or their affiliates for the purpose of data mining.
The party is accusing the Attorney General of abusing the authority of the JSC's and insists that it is not the right forum for such an investigation.
The following is a statement issued by the UNC on Friday.
The Opposition intends to file a Motion of Privileges against Attorney General Faris Al Rawi, following his statement in the Parliament in which he declared that his ministry has launched an audit to determine if the UNC contracted Cambridge Analytica.
The Opposition has maintained that it never contracted the firm
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar issued the following statement on Wednesday evening: