On Saturday December 7th 2019 Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit was sworn in for the 5th consecutive time to lead the country’s affairs.
Mr. Skerrit’s Dominica Labour Party scored an unprecedented 5th term in office following general elections held on Friday.
The party won 18 of the 21 parliamentary seats, relegating the opposition United Workers Party to a mere 3 seats in the Dominica House of Assembly.
Mr. Skerrit took his oath of office on Saturday afternoon at the President’s House.
Following his party’s resounding victory on Friday, Mr. Skerrit said one of his first priorities was to reverse the hurt caused to Dominica’s reputation in the past few weeks
Mr. Skerrit said his Government would also immediately address the contentious electoral reform issue.