$50m to effect repairs at the Savanna-la-Mar Market


Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Desmond McKenzie, says $50 million will be set aside to undertake emergency repairs at the Savanna-la-Mar Market, in Westmoreland.

Mr. McKenzie was addressing a press briefing after a tour of the facility, on Thursday (December 9).

Mr. McKenzie noted that he was dissatisfied with the current state of the market and that the vendors who ply their trade at the facility have shared their concerns about the roof, floor and security at the premises.

The Minister pointed out that the repairs to the market will be done in phases.