Anette is going to be a better candidate – former UWP candidate, Dr. Worrel Sanford

Dr Sanford (left) introduces Anette Thomas-Sanford at the news conference

Former United Workers Party (UWP) candidate for the Salybia constituency, Dr. Worrel Sanford, said he believes his

replacement, Anette Thomas-Sanford, will be a better candidate to represent the Kalinago people.

His remarks came while endorsing Thomas-Sanford at a UWP press conference last week.

Sanford, who is a medical doctor, described his replacement as one of the most brilliant women he has seen in the Kalinago Territory and said he stands 100 percent behind her.

“Anette has the interest of the country at heart. Anette will work for Dominica, by working also for the Kalinago people…,” he argued. “It is particularly important to have Anette run, because I have seen her determination and the fact that I could not give my all… Anette is going to replace me and I truly believe Anette is going to be a better candidate.”

According to Dr. Sanford, Mrs. Thomas-Sanford knows what she wants; she knows what the community needs and she shows the courage and wisdom to go for what she wants.

“And I say this, because the change that is going to happen in this country right now, despite what the others might try, it is not of our making alone,” he suggested. “Anette didn’t know she was going to run for Parl Rep when she declared herself candidate for Kalinago Chief, she didn’t have a clue and here she is.”

Dr. Sanford went on to say that she has gotten the baptismal fire that is required suggesting that he was only keeping “warm” the seat that God was preparing for her.

He expressed confidence in Thomas-Sanford’s ability to win the Salybia constituency during the upcoming general election.

“She will win that seat and she must win that seat because we don’t have an alternative,” he repeated. “We don’t have a choice.”

Dr. Sanford, who contested and won the Salybia seat on a DLP ticket in 1990, is now confident that the UWP is the only party that can liberate Dominica at this point in time.

“This country is going to get back on its feet again when the United Workers Party gets into government,” Dr. Sanford stated. “Because we have honest people in here; we have hardworking people in here; we have people who are qualified. We have people who are loving and caring, and people who have the passion to see our country move forward…”

UWP leader Lennox Linton speaking the at the news conference

Leader of the UWP, Lennox Linton said he was overjoyed to welcome Thomas-Sanford to the team.

“She will do well,” he said. “She is a quintessential woman of faith and she obviously loves what she does; she loves the people with whom she does it…”

That, he believes, will make her an excellent part of the team.

Linton said Thomas-Sanford is blessed with common sense and uncommon courage.

“Uncommon courage, because she is choosing, she is making a choice as to how she is going to serve her God and her country,” he explained.

“She has choices. Choices that include the opportunity to make a lot of money to stand up for another party and with all those options she has decided to stand for the Kalinago Territory with the United Workers Party, because she believes that the values that we share that she embodies…so well, it is what’s going to carry Dominica forward,” Linton asserted.

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7 Comments

  1. Thanks
    September 16, 2019

    Did the Dr. really say we don’t have a choice? I sure would not want to be his patience Another statement, she has choices ….money-making! Dr. Sanford, your reasoning has already cost the lady the seat. Thanks

    • RandyX
      September 18, 2019

      The word you were desperately looking for is PATIENTS. But then again labourites have never been the sharpest tool in the box.

  2. Alibaba & the Forty Thieves
    September 16, 2019

    Well Dr. Worrel Sanford, going back to 2005, UWP has always had a better slate of candidates than the DLP, in almost every single constituency! But here is not about better candidate; it’s about guarding against Alibaba and his forty thieves that are trained to steal. So we have to look out for Alibaba and his forty thieves in every constituency, every village / town and every single voting place on island because I can tell you Alibaba and his forty thieves are all over bribing, buying and seducing voters. Be careful with every police station because these days our police Commissioner is behaving as if he is on a DLP ticket and will do everything to keep Skerrit in power because he knows as long as Skerrit is in power, both he and Skerrit will be free. So like Peter I say to you “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil (Alibaba & his forty thieves), as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:” 1 Peter 5:8

  3. No more love 4 U again
    September 16, 2019

    Right now I, as a poto labor, don’t care whop is best and better. All I am interested in is Change. I want UWP to beat Skerrit handsomely in the Carib territory as well as in Castle Bruce, Grand fond, La Plane and the entire East. I as a laborite is fedup with Skerrit and the way he trying to seize absolute power in Dominica. It’s time man that we start to speak out against injustice because today is Spags John and who knows who it might be tomorrow? What if is your son, nephew, brother, cousin? I am now just fedup with Skerrit and I want to see them out! It’s time freedom comes back to Dominica, where we will no longer be separated by politics, religion and political colors.

    • John hope
      September 16, 2019

      Bla bla bla . Say wat u want u not a labourite.

      • Eddy A
        September 18, 2019

        Nor a you, but you for sure are a member of the Red Clinic!

  4. %
    September 16, 2019

    Dr Sanford, it’s heartening to see you beside the new candidate..The lady seem to be the perfect choice for the Kalinago Territory. She is bright, caring, passionate, selfless,etc..I doubt she will deliver the bad representation to her people like those DLP candidates have given the Kalinagos for so long!!!!
    Go for it Mrs Sanford, and reject DLP the Kalinago people…
    Whey is di money?
    Whey is di money?
    Whey is di money?

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