First Lady, Sandra on Friday honoured over 200 senior citizens across Guyana to a Luncheon and gift distribution on the lawns of State House, the second such event of its kinds since the current Administration took Office. In her remarks, the
First Lady expressed how heartened she was to be hosting the event for the second time around. “I think we could do this as a tradition; bring seniors from homes in and around Georgetown. I am happy that I could do a little bit to help them to enjoy the Christmas season… I always think we must honour our seniors, who have given so much and have worked so hard. So this is in honour of them and I’m very happy to be able to do something like this. I hope it becomes a State House tradition long after I am gone from here,” Mrs Granger said. The First Lady further thanked the staff of the Ministry of the Presidency, the Guyana Defence Force and the staff of Office of the First Lady for their contribution towards the organising of the successful event. The attendees, who all seemed in high spirits, spoke highly of the First Lady and her passion for assisting senior citizens across Guyana. Senior citizens from Regions Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara), Four (Demerara-Mahaica), Five (Mahaica-Berbice), Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) and 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) braved the weather to attend the luncheon.