Tupong rep ready to give up seat if need be, for PBB’s sake

Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman

By Lian Cheng

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20: Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman is willing to make any sacrifice, including giving up his state seat for the benefit of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB).

He said that this is what he has been taught in the party.

“I am willing to give up the seat to whoever if need be, for the benefit of the party. I am willing, no problem. We are ready to do whatever it takes to strengthen the party,” Fazzrudin told DayakDaily on the sidelines of Lan Berambeh Anak Sarawak 2019 which was held at Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre here yesterday.

Fazzrudin said this in the context of whether he would give up his seat for Petra Jaya MP Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof who has been rumoured to be “returning” to Sarawak in the upcoming Sarawak election which must be called by 2021.

It has been speculated that Fadillah who is PBB’s senior vice-president will be back to play a major role in Sarawak politics. The rumours follow after PBB’s deputy president Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas did “return” to Sarawak as speculated in the last Sarawak election.

Apart from Fadillah, the same rumours also befall PBB secretary-general Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi.

Both Fadillah and Nanta when previously approached by reporters on the rumours neither denied nor admitted there has been such an arrangement.

On the rumours, Fazzrudin who is PBB deputy youth chief said that was the first time he heard of it.

“In politics, people can just assume and make up stories to make the political scenario interesting. This is a normal thing in politics.”

Questioning the authenticity of the rumours, Fazzruddin said he would stand firm in protecting the party’s interests and be ready to make any changes for the benefit of the party.

“But what is more important, what we have been taught especially us in PBB, is to be ready whenever we are called.

“So in that sense, we are ever ready, ever ready to make any changes, depending on what the Chief Minister (Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg) who is also the president (of PBB) strategises and wants,” said Fazzrudin. — DayakDaily