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Jack Warner posted this image on his Facebook page today.

Former Government Minister Jack Warner claimed he held secret meetings with Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and helped him win the 2015 general election.

He said Rowley had promised that under his tenure there will be no corruption and reduced poverty but instead the country has gotten worse.

Speaking at a news conference at his Arouca office Warner said there is more corruption under the Rowley Government than the former Kamla Persad-Bissessar administration.

He said the difference is that the corruption is now "subtle" and although he has information on the corruption taking place he does not feel it prudent at this time to take it to the police.

Warner made these revelations as he announced his candidacy for the Lopinot/Bon Air seat under an ILP ticket.

Warner began his news conference disclosing that in May 2014 he met former Prime Minister Patrick Manning at his San Fernando home and he (Manning) begged him to not be of any assistance to Keith Rowley and Colm Imbert because they will "ruin" T&T.

Warner said in 2015 disregarded Manning's request and he agreed to "secretly" meet with Rowley in Westmoorings at the home of Kenny De Silva.

"We met there every Tuesday for almost three months," he said adding they strategised for the PNM victory in 2015.

He claimed Rowley asked him to withdraw the ILP candidate from St Joseph as he felt the votes were too close between the UNC candidate Vasant Bharath and the PNM candidate Terrence Deyalsingh and an ILP candidate will cause the PNM to lose.

Warner claimed Rowley asked him to hold an ILP meeting in St Joseph- which he did.

He said Rowley also asked him to attack Bharath via the Sunshine newspaper and radio programme - which he did.

Warner said Bharath has forgiven him for his lack of judgement.

Warner claimed Rowley promised to reduce inequities that have disadvantaged people, to remove all forms of corruption, to reduce poverty and to make T&T a better place than it was in 2015.

Rowley, he said, has not kept one promise.

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