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Sarawak will proceed with state polls - Abang Johari

A scene of SUPP Convention 2020 at SUPP headquarters here today. - DayakDaily.com

 

KUCHING Oct 18 - Sarawak will have its State Election as the Sarawak government has been effective in handling Covid-19.

 

This is declared by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg while officiating the Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) Convention 2020 held at the party’s headquarters here today.

 

Abang Johari however stressed that he has no idea when will Sarawak Election be held, according to a report by DayakDaily.com.

 

He expressed surprise that the opposition has been very much against the call for the 12th Sarawak State Election.

 

“If GPS (Gabungan Party Sarawak) government can continue to carry on, I don’t mind (not having Sarawak Election,” said Abang Johari in a jest.

 

Meanwhile, he pointed out that the upcoming State Election is a Sarawak’s affair and “outsiders” should have nothing to do with it. He thus dismissed their calls of postponing the Sarawak Election.

 

The present term of Sarawak Legislative Assembly (DUN) will end in April, 2021.  Even if Abang Johari does not call for dissolution, DUN will automatically dissolves when the term expires, upon which an election must be called with 60 days. — DagangNews.com