Premier Andrew Fahie stated in the House of Assembly on Friday that this budget cycle would likely be the last for Attorney General Baba Aziz, whose contract ends in February.

“I want to thank him from the [National Democratic Party] government to our government for the service that he has rendered to the people of the Virgin Islands,” Mr. Fahie said, adding, “He has served the post tremendously well.”

Mr. Aziz, who did not respond to a request for comment, has held the post since 2015, when he replaced Dr. Christopher Malcolm after previously acting as attorney general for over a year between 2010 and 2011.The governor announced at the time that his appointment was for a period of three years. It is unclear why he has continued to serve for more than four years.