MELAKA: Former chief minister Datuk Seri Sulaiman Md Ali has urged people in Melaka to give the new state government leadership the same kind of support and cooperation they had given him.
The Lendu assemblyman also said he was seeking their forgiveness for his weaknesses and mistakes throughout his tenure.
“Today ... is my last day ... of heading the Melaka state government administration as the 12th chief minister from March 9, 2020.
“I take this opportunity to express my gratitude and heartfelt thanks to the beloved people of Melaka for all their support, views, suggestions and criticisms.
“Finally, my family and I pray that all the people and the state of Melaka continue to be accorded safety, peace and progress as a peaceful and prosperous state that is blessed by Allah the Almighty,” he posted on Facebook yesterday, Bernama reported.
Tanjung Bidara assemblyman Datuk Seri Ab Rauf Yusoh, who is also Melaka Umno chairman, has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister.