State polls: Straight fight in Semenyih between former bank executive and syaria lecturer


PN candidate Nushi Mahfodz (l) and BN candidate Wan Zulaika Anua (r). Confirming this is Semenyih returning officer Nor Azman Abd Rahim at the Kajang Municipal Council Complex at Setia Ecohill.

PETALING JAYA: Semenyih is set to see a straight fight between Hulu Langat Umno Wanita chief Wan Zulaika Anua and Selangor PAS information chief Nushi Mahfodz.

This was confirmed by Semenyih nomination centre returning officer Nor Azman Abd Rahim.

Wan Zulaika will be contesting for the first time, while this is Nushi's second election campaign as he had contested as a candidate for the Sungai Ramal seat in 2018.

In his last campaign, the International Islamic University syariah law lecturer received 13,961 votes.

Meanwhile, Wan Zulaika had worked with a bank's cards department and as a mother of four has served on the board of committee members in the parents and teachers associations of Kajang High School, SMK Bandar Rinching and SK Bandar Rinching.

She was also the former secretary of Taman Pelangi Semenyih (TPS) Residents Association and TPS Phase 3 Rukun Tetangga.

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