Antigua & Barbuda – Cabinet Statement on Death of Colin Warner

ST. JOHNS, Antigua – Cabinet at its weekly session on Wednesday 01, September noted with sadness the tragic passing of APUA Technician Collin Anthony Warner.

34-year-old Collin Anthony Warner died on August 31 while performing duties to restore electrical power to the English Harbour community following the passage of Hurricane Earl.

Cabinet noted his dedication to duty and his constant desire to be of service to those in need at his workplace and within the communities of English Harbour, Liberta and the environs.

“Although familiar with the dangers associated with his duties as a technician, Collin Anthony Warner always placed country above self while doing the job he loved dearly. Colin died in the service that brought joy and safety to others. All whom he came into contact with will miss him dearly.”

Cabinet also decided that the Board Commissioners should institute a thorough review of the safety policy of the Authority with a view of ensuring that they meet current best practices.

Cabinet expressed it condolences to the father and mother of Collin Anthony Warner and other members of his immediate family. May his soul rest in eternal peace. (Ends)

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