Posted: Monday, January 12, 2015. 10:06 pm CST.
Monday, January 12, 2015. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A ceremony was held this morning at Belize House in Belmopan for the swearing in of Cayo North area representative Omar Figueroa as a Minister of State by Governor General Sir Colville Young.
Witnessing the swearing in was Figueroa’s family, friends and supporters.
Figueroa has been posted as a junior minister to the Office of the Prime Minister.
He won a bye election in the Cayo North electoral division on January fifth after the elected PUP representative abruptly resigned late last year.
Omar Figueroa will take the oath of office as a member of the House of Representatives when the lower house of parliament meets in its next regular session in Belmopan.
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