Cannonier to purge One Bermuda Alliance of UBP remnants

A split in the One Bermuda Alliance has widened after Craig Cannonier replaced Jeanne Atherden as Opposition leader, party insiders said yesterday.

One source predicted that Mr Cannonier, who led the party to victory at the polls in 2012, would launch “a night of the long knives” to remove one-time MPs from the former United Bermuda Party from the OBA ranks in Parliament.

Quit post - Justin Mathias (File photograph by Akil Simmons)

Quit post – Justin Mathias (File photograph by Akil Simmons)

The source, who asked not be named, said there had “always been a split” in the OBA, which was formed from a merger of the bulk of the UBP with the Bermuda Democratic Alliance in 2011.

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