MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco – Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis thanked officers of the Royal Bahamas Police and Defence forces serving in Abaco for their hard work courage and sacrifice during a Christmas lunch held at the island’s Defence Force Base on Wednesday 25 December.
Prime Minister Minnis, his wife, Mrs. Particia Minnis and Minister of Foreign Affairs and North Abaco MP, Hon. Darren Henfield served 100 officers their Christmas Day meal after the Prime Minister carried out an inspection of officers at the base.
“Like so many others serving across our archipelago, these men and women represent the highest levels of professionalism and patriotism,” said the Prime Minister.
Following the lunch, Prime Minister Minnis and Mrs. Minnis spent time meeting and chatting with officers.
The Base, located just outside of Marsh Harbour, houses 40 Royal Bahamas Defence Force and 40 Royal Bahamas Police Force officers. The Christmas lunch also included officers stationed in other areas of the island.
The Prime Minister, Mrs. Minnis and Minister Henfield also visited the temporary housing domes being erected at the Spring City subdivision. Each dome houses four to five people.