Acting Governor General Elliott Belgrave (left) is pictured following the ceremony to mark the?? appointment of Barbados’ newest Senator Verla Depeiza (right). The?? Oath of Allegiance ceremony was witnessed by the Governor General’s Private Secretary Patricia Layne.
Forty year old attorney-at-law, Verla De Peiza, was sworn in today as Barbados’ newest Senator.?? She took the Oath of Allegiance before Acting Governor-General, Elliot Belgrave, in a short ceremony at Government House.
Senator De Peiza has been a practising lawyer since October 2000 and is currently a candidate for Christ Church West.
She is a former pupil of Harrison College and attended Queen Mary, University of London as well as the University of Southampton.