Conrad Enill

FORMER energy minister Conrad Enill is tipped to be the new chairman of the National Gas Company (NGC). The Sunday Express understands that Enill is set to replace Gerry Brooks who resigned from the company and all its subsidiaries last month.

Brooks’ resignation was effective June 30 and the NGC has said he “intends to turn his attention to building a family legal practice, the focus of which will include mediation and arbitration”.

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OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) is attempting to deflect scrutiny of what she described yesterday as its failure to protect former Petrotrin workers.

Tabaquite MP Suruj Rambachan said yesterday he was very concerned about fraudsters coming into the country and operating and working illegally as spiritualists and “ripping people off”. Noting that there were such persons “all over the country”, Rambachan said they were sometimes being facilitated by local people.