Agreement Reached Between Government and New Birth Tabernacle

Attorney General Vincent Byron is emphatic that an agreement has been reached with the New Birth Tabernacle Church for an exchange of land to facilitate the construction of a new sanctuary.Bishop Cyprian Williams, last year, told the media that construction of their church in Cabbage Tree, Cayon, was halted, and their plans revoked by the Building Board.

Bishop Williams also picketed government headquarters, in silent protest, over the impasse.Mr. Byron told the National Assembly, in its recent sitting, that a number of valuations were done prior to the exchange.“The lots themselves were less than 10,000 sq ft and there was a low valuation of $85,000 dollars done by the Lands and Surveys of the government.

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