Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and the fifteen other candidates of the United Progressive Party were duly nominated on Wednesday 21st May to face the electorate in the national polls on June 12.
Speaking following his nomination at the Multi-Purpose Cultural Centre, Perry Bay, Prime Minister Spencer said that he is prepared for the task ahead and looks forward to being returned to parliament as the representative of the St. John’s Rural West Constituency.
“I am officially now the candidate for the United Progressive Party in the St. John’s rural West Constituency as I have been for several times in the past. The confidence bestowed upon me by the people of this constituency will be renewed on the 12th of June. We also recognize that there is a challenge and we will be able to meet that challenge head on and we expect to be victorious,” PM Spencer said.
He also noted that his team has a number of strategies to implement in order to secure the victory.
Following the nomination, Prime Minister Spencer who was joined by the other candidates of the United Progressive Party who were nominated on Wednesday, led a procession through the streets of St. John’s to the party’s headquarters on Independence Avenue.