Video & Bio: Senator Cromwell Shakir

November 4, 2010

On November 1, Cromwell Shakir was sworn in at Government House, becoming a Senator and the Junior Minister for Health & Works. A newcomer to the Senate, he joins fellow new Senators Laverne Furbert and David Burt.

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Senator Shakir was born and raised in the Friswells Hill, Pembroke area, and is best known for his weekly radio show ‘Cromwell and Guests.’ He earned the Queen’s Certificate and Badge of Honour in the 1999 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his work in the community.

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According to the Bermuda Sun, he has run the Nu-Look Barber Shop in Union Square Mall, Hamilton for years and is married with six children. A former Imam of the Masjid Muhammad Mosque, Senator Shakir was sworn in on the Holy Qur’an.

Below Senator Shakir is sworn in:

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