BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, APRIL 3RD, 2017 (PRESS SEC) — Mr. Dennis Michael Morton C.B.E., J.P is serving as Governor-General’s Deputy during the brief absence of His Excellency the Governor-General of St. Kitts and Nevis, Sir S. W. Tapley Seaton G.C.M.G., C.V.O., Q.C., J.P, from the Federation.
Sir S. W. Tapley Seaton G.C.M.G., C.V.O., Q.C., J.P traveled to the United States today, Monday, April 3rd, 2017, and is scheduled to return this Thursday, April 6th to resume his duties as Head of State.
His Excellency the Governor-General administered the Oath of Office and the Oath of Allegiance to His Excellency the Governor-General’s Deputy on Thursday, March 30th, 2017.
This is not the first time that Mr. Dennis Michael Morton C.B.E., J.P has deputized in the Governor-General’s absence. Previously, Mr. Morton was administered the requisite Oaths on Thursday, October 8th, 2015 and again on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 at Government House in the presence of members of his immediate family, including his wife, Mrs. Cynthia Morton.