Delivered by Acting Governor Ginny Ferson on Monday, November 7th on the occasion of the convening of the Legislature.
Madame President and Members of the Senate
Mr. Speaker and Members of the House of Assembly
With the approach of Hurricane Nicole on October 13, Bermudians shuttered their homes and hunkered down, as they’ve done for centuries; this time for a storm the National Hurricane Center described as “extremely dangerous”.
Bermudians emerged from the tempest largely unscathed, with no major injuries, no loss of life and minimal property damage.
It was a remarkable moment for the Island as the world looked on, showing Bermudians…