It’s Nomination Day in Barbados and candidates are heading out to nomination centres across the island.
At the Rices Pavilion in St Philip, incumbent, St Philip South MP Indar Weir was flanked by supporters chanting, “Who is the man? Indar is the man.”
In the 2018 general election, Weir secured 4, 656 votes defeating the Democratic Labour Party’s Adriel Brathwaite.
Over at West Terrace Primary, the DLP’s first-time candidate Dr Romel Yearwood was accompanied by his wife Lucy Weidner and ten-month- old son, Solomon, as he sought to secure his place in the January 19 general election.
At the Lodge School in St John, the BLP’s Charles Griffith and the DLP’s Andrew Worrell were confident as they made their nominations with scores of supporters.
In St. Michael, it was a party-like atmosphere as Trevor Prescod, the MP for St Michael East made his way to the Barbados Community College.
In St Lucy, President of the Democratic Labour Party Verla De Peiza arrived at the Daryll Jordan Secondary School just before 11 a.m. to file her nomination.