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Montague apologises for 'obeah uncle' comment

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of National Security Robert Montague today apologised for comments made in jest over a year ago that his uncle is an “obeah man”.

“It was meant to be a joke, but many persons were not amused. They were offended and rightly so. I want to apologise for the remark and the offensiveness it has caused and to give the assurance and publicly state that I am not into devil or evil worship in no way shape or form,” he told Parliament.

“I worship one God!” he said adding “the one and only true God that reigns, forgives and sustains.”

He further added, “I am not into devil worship."

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