JOHOR BARU: Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hassan and several of the party’s supreme council members are expected to visit Johor soon to check on its preparations for the upcoming general election.
State Umno working secretary Pandak Ahmad (pic) said that Mohamad Hassan, who was also Barisan deputy chairman, was expected to visit Johor this month after visiting several other states recently.
“Preparation for the general election has started following instructions from the supreme council.
“Recently, the supreme council members, including party president and deputy president have also visited several states such as Kedah, Perlis and Penang.
“They are expected to visit Johor to check on our preparations for the election on the 18 and 19 of this month and the visit is expected to be led by Mohamad Hassan,” he said, adding that Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi may also join the visit.
Pandak, who is also the Iskandar Puteri assemblyman also said that Johor Umno is all geared up for the general election.
“We have just gone through the state election a few months ago and the election spirit is still high among party members in Johor.
“We are fully prepared for the election and we are just waiting for the Parliament to be dissolved,” he told reporters when asked about preparations for the general election.
He said this to reporters when met during the launch of a book on ‘Rempit’ (illegal racing) written by the Seri Alam deputy OCPD Deputy Supt Dr Mohd Roslan Mohd Tahir at a mall in Johor Baru here on Saturday (Aug 6).