|File: PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Jack Warner|
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar made the announcement Sunday. She said his successor is Works Minister Emmanuel George.
In a brief media release from the office of the Prime Minister, Persad-Bissessar said, "I have today accepted the offer of resignation of the Minister of National Security, Mr Jack Warner from the cabinet of Trinidad and Tobago.
"I wish to thank Mr Warner for his service to the people of Trinidad and Tobago.
"I have asked his Excellency President Anthony Carmona to revoke the appointment of Mr Warner and to appoint Senator the Honourable Emmanuel George as Minister of National Security.
"I have also advised his Excellency President Anthony Carmona to assign the portfolio of Works and Infrastructure to the Honourable Dr Suruj Rambachan in addition to his existing portfolio."