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PM Davis – Majority Rule was ‘singular’ event in Bahamian history

NASSAU, The Bahamas – During his remarks at the 56th Majority Rule Day observance, on January 10, 2023, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Philip Davis, noted that Majority Rule was the singular event in Bahamian history that “undergirds the formation of this modern nation”. “The right of every Bahamian, to have a single, equal vote, is the bedrock of our democracy,” Prime Minister Davis said, during a ceremony near the mausoleum of Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Sir Lynden Pindling.  “But it did not come easy or quickly.” “It was hard fought-for, and hard-won,” he added.  “And yet the principle that the will of the majority should determine who rules the country, was strongly resisted by the governing minority.”   Prime Minister Davis said that, in the years of st...