Penang speaker to submit notification of Sungai Bakap vacancy to EC on May 27


GEORGE TOWN: Penang State Legislative Assembly Speaker Datuk Law Choo Kiang will submit the notification of the vacancy for the Sungai Bakap state seat to the Election Commission (EC) on Monday following the death of its incumbent, Nor Zamri Latiff.

"I will meet with the Penang state EC chief next Monday (May 27) to hand over the official notice from me to the EC as per constitutional procedure," he said when contacted on Saturday (May 25).

He said the notification submission was a standard procedure.

Nor Zamri, 56, died at about 1.38pm on Friday (May 24) while receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of Seberang Jaya Hospital due to inflammation in the stomach.

Last August, Nor Zamri, also Nibong Tebal PAS chairman, won the Sungai Bakap seat in the state election after defeating Pakatan Harapan candidate Nurhidayah Che Rose with a 1,563-vote majority. – Bernama

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