Governor Sworn in
The Cayman Islands' first female Governor, Her Excellency, Mrs. Helen Kilpatrick, CB, took her oaths of office in the Legislative Assembly today (Friday, 6 September 2013).
Administering the oaths was Chief Justice Hon. Anthony Smellie, QC.
Warmly welcomed by the Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP and the Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson, Cert. Hon., JP, the new Governor said she looked forward to meeting the people of the Cayman Islands on all three islands in short order. "I will work tirelessly to earn your trust," she said.
She was presented a welcoming floral arrangement by Cayman Brac High School student Miss Leshontae Missick.
Following the swearing in, Mrs. Kilpatrick, Cayman's 12th Governor, inspected a police guard of honour presented in front of the LA steps.
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