Focus on polls machinery, pro tem heads told


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 23 Dec 2003

BY MAZWIN NIK ANIS

JOHOR BARU: MCA division pro tem committee heads have been warned not to lobby for support to be fielded as candidates but instead concentrate on getting their machinery ready to face the general election. 

Johor MCA chief Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek said those who were not chosen should not sabotage efforts by the party to ensure victory for the Barisan Nasional. 

“Now is not the time to lobby or sabotage each other. The appointments as pro committee chiefs do not come with a guarantee that one will be a candidate. 

“Anything can happen but that should not be the issue here,” he said after chairing the state liaison committee meeting yesterday. 

Dr Chua added pro tem committees must work towards ensuring that Chinese voters vote for Barisan no matter who from the coalition would be fielded as candidates. 

He said the committees were also given the task of gathering information on problems and grievances faced by the people so that the matter could be brought to the attention of the state government. 

He also announced the appointment of the pro tem committee chiefs for the six new divisions, which had been created following the redelineation exercise. 

They are Datuk Pang Sam (Sekijang division), Goh Heng Kong (Air Hitam), Chong Ah Owon (Sembrong), Tan Yong Seng (Pengerang), Teng Boon Soon (Pasir Gudang) and Wee Jeck Seng (Tanjung Piai). 

The existing 20 division chiefs have been retained.  

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