MARIGOT, Saint Martin – The swearing in ceremony of the new administration on the northern side of the island took place at the weekend.
Attended by dignitaries coming from the region including elected officials from the southern side of the island, Anguilla and Guadeloupe, the 23 elected Members of the Territorial Council (16 from RSMA, 5 from Team Gibbs and 2 from Generation Hope took oath of office in the presence of invited guests, family and friends Sunday morning.
The incoming executive government, which is spearheaded by the newly sworn in President of the Collectivité, Louis Mussington comprises 7 persons.
However, prior to the introduction of the President, Louis Mussington, the 23 Members of the Territorial Council were officially presented to the public.
Following the presentation, the newly elected President Louis Mussington was unanimously voted in by a vote of 23 Members of the Council to zero.
He is now the 6th person to hold the position of President of the Collectivité. The other individuals to occupy the post were Louis C. Fleming, the late Aline Hanson, Allan Richardson, Frans Gumbs and Daniel Gibbs.