Monday February 7 is the date on which the bye-election for the vacant Debe South seat in the Penal/Debe Regional Corporation will take place.

A statement issued by the Office of the Prime Minister indicates the President has been informed of the bye-election date, and the date for Nomination Day.

The Debe South seat became vacant with the death of the Local Government representative in February 2021.

The following is the statement from the Office of the Prime Minister…

Prime Minister Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley today, (Monday 03rd January 2022) advised the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes that the Bye-Election for the Electoral District of Debe South in the Penal/Debe Regional Corporation will be held on Monday 7th February 2022.

This seat became vacant due to the death of Local Government Councillor, Mr. Purushottam Singh on February 14th, 2021.

Prime Minister Rowley also advised the President that Nomination Day will be on Monday 17th January 2022 and has requested that the Writ of Election be issued in accordance with the provisions of Section 29 of the Municipal Corporations Act, Chapter 24:04.