Following criticisms over the lack of youthful faces in the new government, former Member of ParliamentFormer MP, James BondJames Bond has come to President David Granger’s defence. He has stated that the Head of State did not have an experienced pool of youths to draw from.During a recent radio programme, Bond said that he believed more young people should have received ministerial posts and be a part of the National Assembly.Nonetheless, he said,Jerseys NFL Wholesale, he trusted the judgment of President Granger. He emphasised that he had known Granger for a number of years and believed that the President was fully aware of the competency of everyone around him.“I’ve never had any chance or opportunity to question his judgment and deliberateness in making decisions… and I think that it’s his job as President to say that I think this person or that person is best suited for this situation at this time,” Bond said.According to Bond,cheap nfl jerseys china, he understood that the country needed to be “cleaned up”. Persons with experience and who are levelheaded are best suited for the job.He further said that there were few young persons who would fit exactly what Guyana needed at this time.“There are a lot of young people who are similarly qualified but who may not have been involved in politics and whose competencies may not be known to the President. So he did not have that pool – that large pool – to choose from,” Bond maintained.Speaking on his absence from a ministerial post, Bond continued, “The President has to know the need; my competence may not suit the need the President needs at the time. He’s not saying that there’s no place for me; he’s just saying that at this time,wholesale jerseys, at this junction in our history, that Guyana needs someone other than me.”However, despite Bond’s explanation, youths still remain concerned over the lack of youthful representatives.Godfrey Powers, a youth representative from Tiger Bay, was on the same panel with James and expressed his disappointment at not seeing enough youth representatives in the Ministries and in the National Assembly.“I would’ve liked to see a lot more young people in Government because it was a lot more young people come and vote this year. You got to give the young people the credit for coming out and believing in the coalition,Powers emphasised.He also noted that the youths had been one of the main target groups the coalition campaigned towards.Following the swearing-in of a number of Ministers,Cheap NFL Jerseys Supply, President Granger had explained that Ministers within the Ministries,NFL Jerseys Supply, commonly referred to as “Junior Ministers” would understudy the Senior Ministers.This mechanism was created to allow the Junior Ministers to be exposed to the business of government and in time take over the reins of leadership.However, critics questioned why more youths were not given the opportunity to gain experience by understudying as Junior Ministers.