by Devonne Cornelius
St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Ms. Valencia Grant has resigned as Press Secretary to Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris.
That was revealed by Prime Minister Harris at his press conference on Thursday, July 8, 2021.
“Ms. Grant has formally resigned as the Press Secretary but to record with deepest and the highest appreciation my sincere gratitude for her long and sterling performance as the Press Secretary.”
Questions were raised on social media regarding the absence of Ms. Grant from monthly press conferences and the “Leadership Matters” programme.
On May 17, 2021, Ms. Grant wrote on her Facebook page “My first day back at the office…thanking all of you for your love and support…and most importantly, thanking God…”
Ms. Grant wrote again on February 18 that “I’ve been off island since November 7, 2020. On January 11, 2021, I had surgery in Salem, Virginia.”
Ms. Valencia Grant was appointed as Press Secretary to the Office of the Prime Minister in March, 2016.