His Excellency Emmanuel Neville Cenac is Saint Lucia’s new Governor General

Friday, January 26th, 2018

His Excellency Emmanuel Neville Cenac is Saint Lucia’s new Governor General

His Excellency Emmanuel Neville Cenac took the Oath of Office at an Installation Ceremony on Friday January 12th, 2018. He is the seventh person to serve as Governor General in Saint Lucia.

Emmanuel Neville Cenac is a former elected MP for the constituency of Laborie, has previously served as Saint Lucia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and also served as President of the Senate. Mr. Cenac retired from active political service in 2006 and has since written extensively on the Constitution of Saint Lucia.

The Honourable Prime Minister expressed the gratitude of the Government and the people of Saint Lucia to the retiring Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy. He highlighted her “dedicated years of distinguished service” and her “devotion to the preservation of our Creole culture.” He assured her that she would “forever be honored by Saint Lucia” and thanked her for her “exemplary dedication.”  He declared, “Dame Pearlette will always be an icon and an inspiration to our country.”

Sources: St. Lucia Star, The Voice and St. Lucia News Online.