Repent and seek forgiveness, Dalley urges Christian politician

Member of Parliament for Clarendon Northern Horace Dalley has rebuked a Christian politician, Carlene Benjamin, who last week referred to his supporters as devils.

Benjamin, the Councillor for Palmers Cross Division in Clarendon, made the controversial comment on November 3 while addressing the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) constituency conference in Clarendon Northern.

She told the JLP supporters: “March out because wi a promote war against di old PNP dem cause dem a devil!”

Supporters of the PNP have been offended by Councillor Benjamin’s reference to them as devils.

Their leader in Clarendon Northern, Dalley, did not miss a chance to express outrage when he hosted his constituency conference at Kellits High School on Sunday, November 10.

He told the gathering: “I watched the clip [with Councillor Benjamin’s reference to PNP supporters as devils], and I watched it over and over, and, as a man of God, all I could have said, ‘May the Lord have mercy on her soul’.”

Dalley continued: “I say to myself afterwards, a woman who professed to be a Christian, [Councillor Benjamin], should spend the rest of the year in sackcloth and ashes, and praying for forgiveness on her knees.”


We want to hear all success stories involving Jamaicans at home and abroad. Conditions may apply. WhatsApp or call 876-305-4574 or email us at jamaicabeaconnews@gmail.com.