New Premier of Nevis sworn in Wednesday evening

New Premier of Nevis Hon. Vance Winkworth Amory takes Oath of Allegiance administered by Resident Judge at the High Court in Charlestown late Wednesday January 23, 2013
Mr. Mark Brantley Deputy Leader of the Concerned Citizens Movement congratulates new Premier of Nevis Hon. Vance Amory after he received his Instruments of Appointment at the High Court on January 23, 2013 while a supporter looks on

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (January 23, 2013) — New Premier of Nevis Hon. Vance Winkworth Amory received his Instruments of Appointment and took his Oaths of Allegiance and Secrecy late Wednesday January 23, 2013, at the High Court in Charlestown.

The brief but significant ceremony came hours after the Mr. Amory and his Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) party won at the January 22nd Polls in Nevis.

The new Premier received the Instruments of Office from Deputy Governor General His Honour Eustace John while Resident Judge Justice John Benjamin administered the Oaths.

In attendance at the ceremony were Deputy Leader of the CCM Mr. Mark Brantley and Mr. Alexis Jeffers who were both victorious at the polls along with Mr. Spencer Brand and Mr. Keith Scarborough who also contested the election on a CCM ticket. Also present was Mr. Theodore Hobson QC who chaired the ceremony.

Mr. Amory will be sworn into office along with his Cabinet at a ceremony and thanksgiving service on Saturday January 26, 2013 at a venue in Charlestown to be announced.

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