By Jacob Achoi
BAU, Sept 10: The mistake of not working together during the last general election which led to the defeat of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) in Puncak Borneo will not be repeated.
In stating this, PBB vice president Datuk Roland Sagah Wee Inn said the defeat of PBB’s candidate in the constituency in the last general election was largely due to the loose working relationship between the three state constituencies within Puncak Borneo.
The three state constituencies are Tarat, Mambong and Serembu.
“It has come to our attention after our study that the loss of PBB candidate (in Puncak Borneo) in the 2018 was because we did not work together.
“So for this coming election, we do not want a recurrence of such situation, we need to work as a team to ensure PBB and Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) retains the seat, not only for Puncak Borneo, but the State as a whole,” Sagah pointed out today.
Sagah, who is Minister of Education, Innovation and Talent Development and Tarat assemblyman said this when officiating at the launching of PBB Puncak Borneo Roadshow at Serembu Eco Park in Siniawan, here today.
The roadshow was to prepare the party for the coming 15th General Election (GE15) organised by PBB youth in the three state constituencies.
Sagah said not only was it important for PBB to work together, but also with other GPS component parties like Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP), Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) and Progressive Democratic Party (PDP).
“We need to work together and keep the local parties to govern Sarawak to get our voice stronger and be heard at the Federal level for the sake of the State,” Sagah stressed.
He added that whoever becomes the candidate for Puncak Borneo must be given strong support.
Present at the event were Serembu assemblyman and PBB youth chief Miro Simuh, as well as PBB youth chiefs from Mambong, Serembu and Tarat, Wilson Ahon, Wejok Tomik and Necuhlos Jub, respectively. — DayakDaily