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Fmr. PNC founder-member dies

Mrs. Ackman-John is seen here at a function in New York in 2004 where she was honoured by the former Party Leader, Mr. Robert Corbin

Founder-member of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR), Margaret Ackman-John has died.

The party said she died on August 29 in New York.

Ackman-John served as a Member of Parliament from 1969 to 1980; Parliamentary Secretary in the Prime Minister’s office from 1973 to 1980; and Government’s Chief Whip from 1969 to 1973.

The PNC expressed sincere and heartfelt condolences go out to her children, Keith Scott, MP and Marva Ackman, her grandchildren, great-grand children and other relatives.

Her funeral will take place in the USA on a date to be announced.