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Governor General Tapley Seaton hospitalized at JNF



Tapley-S-Gov-GenBasseterre, St. Kitts, 7th August, 2017 ( - Many persons became alarmed on Monday, 7th August, on hearing the news that Governor General Sir Tapley Seaton had been hospitalized.


The concern was in the context of recents deaths of persons who served in the capacity of Head of State in the federation.


However, a brief statement issued from Government House indicated that Sir Tapley’s ailment is not life-threatening, and was being done as a precautionary measure.


Sir Tapley was visited by Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris and by Minister of State Senator Wendy Phipps, who has responsibility for federal health matters.


Earlier this year, the country lost former Governor Sir Probyn Inniss, who was provided a State Funeral on 23rd March, 2017. Two day after that funeral, former Governor General Sir Cuthbert Sebastian passed away on 25th March after being ill for some time.


And just a few days ago the country learned of the passing of former Deputy Governor Eustace John, who specifically served the island of Nevis.

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