30 Sep DANCEHALL ARTIST AND MP JOIN FORCES FOR ST.THOMAS DEVELOPMENT
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, September 28, 2017: Popular dancehall artist and a native of Bath, St. Thomas, Andrae Sutherland, popularly known as Popcaan, has joined forces with Member of Parliament for Eastern St Thomas, Dr. Fenton Ferguson to lobby for greater improvements in the road infrastructure in the parish.
The meeting of the two comes on the heels of a recent peaceful protest by Popcaan in St. Thomas in relation to road conditions throughout the parish. Both agreed that the southern coastal highway is important to the development of the parish; and that their united effort in lobbying the government would ensure that this project becomes a reality to improve the lives of the people of the parish.
Popcaan states that he wants the best for the parish of his birth and will work with the MP and other critical stakeholders to bring focus to the issues and to garner the necessary investments for parish.
On his part, Member of Parliament Dr. Fenton Ferguson says he welcomes the concerns of Popcaan and the opportunity to join with a personality that resonates with the youth to lobby for the upliftment of St Thomas.
Ferguson and Popcaan have agreed to tour together the areas of concern and see how best they can work for the benefit of the parish.