PHILIPSBURG–Current substitute Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel has been approved by Parliament to become the country’s second ombudsman as of January 1, 2019. Her appointment was unanimously accepted by secret ballot in a plenary sitting of the legislature on Wednesday.
Mossel is appointed for the constitutionally mandated seven-year term.
Parliament also approved the honourable discharge of current Ombudsman Nilda Arduin as of December 31.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/82453-mossel-approved-as-new-ombudsman