KUCHING, May 5: Sarawak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-chairwoman Voon Shiak Ni gave credit to the people of Malaysia and the voters who voted for the change to happen on May 9 in the 14th General Election last year.
“Imagine if change did not happen, what will happen to Malaysia for the next five years.
“Can the people get to see Najib (Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak), Rosmah (Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor), Zahid (Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi), Bung Moktar (Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin) and many more who have been plundering the wealth of this country being charged for allegations of corruption in court?” she questioned in a statement today.
Voon who is also PKR Women national vice-president in a statement opined that on top of everything, the majority of the people are happy to see that these corrupt leaders are dragged to court to face the legal consequences for their corrupt acts and malpractices which were left unchecked for the last 60 years.
“Malaysians lost almost all their pride and dignity when news of the multimillion dollar scandal ridden 1MDB became world news and the then Prime Minister was named as one of the most corrupt Prime Ministers.”
She said that it was a relief that change happened on May 9 and the new government has lived up to one of the most pertinent of the pledges of Pakatan Harapan manifesto which is to clean up the system and to track down corrupt politicians and officers.
“The change brought about by the people’s power on May 9 has made it possible to dismantle the cables and the cronies of the corrupt system which was in place for the past 60 years.
“Had Malaysians not voted for change on May 9, all these names on the long list of persons facing allegations of multimillions corruption (sic) charges today will continue to have the comfort and convenience of their office and position to continue stealing the people’s money,” Voon lamented.
“Imagine what will happen in the next 5 years with the same group of people helming the country? I applaud Putrajaya for putting their foot down in weeding out these corrupt leaders to see justice done for the people.
She also noted that despite all the criticisms which was viralled on social media by opposition cyber troopers, people at large are willing to wait with New Malaysia (Malaysia Baru), to give Malaysia a new coat of paint and a fresh reputation and image on the international stage. — DayakDaily