In Pictures: Former Parliamentarian Darrell Rolle Lies in State

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Governor-General and parliamentarians gathered in Rawson Square to honour the life of Former Parliamentarian, Hon. Darrell E. Rolle. The national flag was presented to the family. Hon. Darrell Rolle lies-in-state in the foyer of the House of Assembly.

Who is he?

  • A former cabinet minister in the Pindling administration.
  • Darrell Rolle died at his home at 77 years of age.
  • He represented the Mangrove Cay constituency in Andros from 1971 until his retirement in 1997.
  • He was elected to the House of Assembly at age 28 after a bye-election.
  • Rolle served as minister of transport, minister of home affairs, minister of labour, minister of education and culture, and minister of works and utilities, among other posts.
  • Rolle’s last appointment was minister of national security, a position he held from 1990 until August 1992, when the PLP was voted out of office.

(BIS Photos/Patrick Hanna and Letisha Henderson)

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