Custos Azan Deputizing for Governor General

The Custos of St. Catherine, Rev. the Honourable Sophia Azan, JP, was sworn-in to deputize as Governor General from July 6 to July 15, 2012.

The brief swearing in ceremony took place on Friday July 6 at King’s House and was attended by the Hon. Robert Pickersgill, representing the Most Honourable Prime Minister, members of the Azan family and staff of King’s House.

A pastor and entrepreneur, the Rev. Mrs. Azan was installed as Custos of St. Catherine in May 2003.  This is the first occasion on which she is serving as the Deputy Governor General.

Governor General, His Excellency the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen and Lady Allen are currently on vacation overseas. He will resume duties on July 16, 2012.


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King’s House

Tel: 927-6424