Baroness Scotland Breaks Her Silence On Her Candidature To Remain as Secretary General of the Commonwealth

May 2, 2022 | By Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie |

Baroness Scotland has said inter alia:

“I ask Senator Kamina Johnson-Smith to step down as a candidate to replace me as Secretary General. We have saved much and the procurement rules have been changed to date. I should be allowed to finish my second term. I have saved up a million pounds. I acted within the rules that I found there.”

“The timing of Kamina Johnson-Smith is misplaced.”

The embattled Secretary General was speaking on ABC Radio.


The British have no confidence in Baroness Scotland. She is feeling the pressure. Kamina-Johnson Smith appears to be the frontrunner to replace her as Secretary General of the Commonwealth.

Interesting times are ahead.

Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie is a poet elegist, author and senior international journalist who writes for Vision.

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