Penang UMNO Chief asks: "The general election this time is not for us to answer but to ask Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and his fellow leaders (in PR) on their promises made to the people."
The 13th general election is the time
for the people of Penang to ask the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) state
government about the promises it stridently made when it captured the
state five years ago.
Penang Umno Youth chief Dr Ir Shaik Hussain Mydin who said this, noted
that during the five years, the sate government did not bring about any
transformation but instead, tried to cause disunity among the
"The general election this time is not for us to answer but to ask Chief
Minister Lim Guan Eng and his fellow leaders (in PR) on their promises
made to the people.
"We should be asking where are the affordable houses that the state
government promised to build for the low-income group. They have built
none," the Bagan Umno Youth head said in his speech at the launching of
the "Blue Wave" movement for the Bagan parliamentary constituency, here,
It was launched by Bagan Umno division chief Datuk Abdul Latif Mirasa
where he also received 100 Umno membership forms from a PR
representative, Syukor Hashim.
Syukor, from Parti keadilan Rakyat (PKR), who represented his group of
friends from PKR, PAS and DAP, said their decision to join BN was
because PR failed to bring about change after being given the mandate to
govern the state five years ago.
"This time, we wish to turn course, we want to feel the transformation
brought by BN, which could bring progress and development to the state
and country," he said when speaking before some 1,000 people at the
Also present were Bagan parliamentary constituency BN coordinator David
Chua and Bagan Dalam state constituency coordinator M.Karupannan, who is
also Penang MIC secretary.