Former Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said he has no clue about the over $1.5M unpaid debt left mostly at the Works Ministry by the former National Democratic Party (NDP) government.
Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie at Monday’s June 22, 2020, HoA sitting had said the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government has discovered some $1.5M of unpaid bills to vendors owed mostly at the Works Ministry.
"We have found those bills and venders have been calling us and we couldn't understand why because most of them either didn't have a purchase order, they were just sent to work in a different area," Hon Fahie said.
He said the majority of the debts were inherited at the Ministry of Works which was led by Hon Vanterpool; however, when a reporter from VINO reached out to the legislator for a comment, no response was received up to publication time.
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