SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – The Sint Maarten Christian Party – SMCP is hereby announcing the resignation of Member and Candidate Mr. Michaël Orlando Somersall who in keeping with the Articles of Association of SMCP submitted his resignation in writing on Thursday, the 25th of June 2020, the SMCP said on Monday in a press statement.

Michaël Somersall has been a member of the Sint Maarten Christian Party since the 28th of July 2016 and contested elections as such in September of 2016, February of 2018 and January of this year 2020.

With his appointment to the position of Deputy Minister Plenipotentiary in 2018 Michaël Somersall sacrificed his business and relocated his family to take up residency in The Netherlands, where he proudly served the people of Sint Maarten from the 25th of June. During his tenure as Deputy Minister Plenipotentiary he worked diligently to regain the respect of the Dutch and other countries for Sint Maarten’s representatives in The Netherlands. Michaël Somersall relinquished this position on the 19th of November due to the change of Government.

As a member of SMCP, Michaël Somersall has proven to be a true team player, committed to serving the people of Sint Maarten, dedicated to the Sint Maarten Christian Party, bringing his full potential and giving his all to making Sint Maarten a more resilient Island and people.

The Sint Maarten Christian Party is certainly better, for having had Michaël Somersall serve this association as member and candidate and wishes him and his family Godspeed and all the best as he further serves Sint Maarten and its people, the SMCP Board statement said on Monday.

Source: Souliga Newsday