Georgetown, Guyana – (October 15, 2019) The Ministry of the Presidency refutes statements in sections of the media that suggest the police vehicle involved in this morning’s tragic road accident on the Friendship Public Road, East Bank Demerara (EBD), was part of President David Granger’s convoy.
The police vehicle, at the time of the accident, was headed south along the EBD corridor in the direction of Timehri, while, the passenger car was headed north in the direction of Georgetown.
President Granger was at another EBD location at the time of the accident.
The Ministry of the Presidency calls on members of the media corps to ensure that information is verified with the relevant authorities prior to its dissemination to the public.
The media must, at all times, hold fast to the principles of sound journalism and desist from publishing false information.