According to a release from the NRP, Premier of Nevis, Joseph Parry along with hundreds of supporters, well-wishers and friends celebrated in a festive like atmosphere during the grand motorcade that stretched for two miles. The release stated that the participants were greeted by scores of people as it wound its way through the island.
The Premier was supported by the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) led Nevis Island Administration Cabinet, which included Deputy Premier, Hensley Daniel, Robelto Hector and Junior Ministers- Dwight Cozier and Carlisle Powell.
A party statement said large numbers of the NRP’s Youth Arm danced and sang on the Green Machine’s Flat-bed Trailer, as the young people took part in the celebrations in a show of support for the Nevis Reformation Party. The release also stated that the young supporters praised the leadership of the partyfor guiding the island of Nevis through the Global Financial and Economic Crisis that has wreaked havoc on economies around the world.
Many of the Youth Arm members professed their undying support for policies and programs of the Nevis Reformation Party, as many of them stated that they can’t wait to vote in the next election when many of them will be of voting age, said the release.
Starting at the NRP Headquarters in Charlestown, the motorcade grew larger and larger as it passed through the villages of Jessups, New Castle, and Cox towards its eventual end back in Charlestown where a rally was planned.
As the motorcade arrived at the D R. Walwyn Square, hundreds gathered, danced and partied to the sounds of a live band, one of Nevis’s own, Odessey Band and a food fair that was being staged as part of the upcoming Culturama celebrations.
The NRP was declared winner of 3 of the 5 seats while the Opposition Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) won the other two seats.