Kwasi Mutema, Servant Political Leader
Bro. Kwasi Mutema is the current Servant Political Leader of the National Joint Action Committee (NJAC). Bro. Mutema has been a member of NJAC for over thirty years and during this time has held various positions within the organization. Previously, he had been the Servant Director of Operations of NJAC, and also Chairman of the party’s Northern Zone. He is a former president of the the Youth Arm of NJAC, as well as formerly chairman of its Cultural Arm.
Bro. Mutema received his early education at the Barataria Boys’ R.C. School, following which he attended Fatima College and then the Polytechnic Sixth Form School where he completed his Advanced Level studies. After spending two years in the public service, Bro. Mutema was accepted for entry to The University Of The West Indies, St. Augustine to study Natural Sciences, however he forego his attendance to The University in order to devote himself to full time involvement in the struggle at a very early age, with the National Joint Action Committee. His experience in the struggle enabled him to eventually attain a Masters Degree in Buisness Administration from the Heriot Watt University in Scotland, despite not posessing a first degree.
Bro. Mutema has fully committed himself to the utilisation of his vast experience and knowledge towards assisting his people in their total development. this led to his acceptance of the responsibility as the people?s representative (candidate) for the constituency of Laventille East/Morvant in the 1986 and 2010 General Elections on behalf of the National Joint Action Committee. Additionally, he has delivered various lectures at a number of institutions and groups throughout the country. Through his interaction with his people at the community level, he continuously performs the role of advisor, teacher, consultant and benefactor to many on a daily basis. For he sees all of such activity as part of service to humanity.