SEMENYIH, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said voters in Semenyih would be voting in vain if they give their ballots to Barisan Nasional (BN) or candidates other than Pakatan Harapan’s in the state by-election this Saturday.
He said this was because the opposition’ s candidates would not be able to implement any development agenda, let alone to ensure the wellbeing of the people, as they did not have power at federal and state levels.
Dr Mahathir, who is also PH chairman, said PH candidate Muhammad Aiman Zainali, on the other hand, had all the advantages to fulfil his agenda for the Semenyih constituents if he won the election as he had the support of the federal and state governments led by PH.
If they chose an opposition candidate, what can he do Besides, Selangor has been among the first states to reject BN, he said at the PH Ceramah Perdana programme here tonight as part of the coalition’s campaign to ensure victory for Muhammad Aiman in the by-election.
Also present were Bersatu president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng, Amanah president Mohamad Sabu.
Meanwhile, Dr Mahathir stressed that although the PH government was just nine months old, it is doing its level best to repair the damage left by the previous government, including by taking efforts to reduce the cost of living and people’s burden.
He said it was part of the PH government’s aspirations to see all races in the country enjoy fair distribution of the country’s wealth and development.
As such, he said the people, especially those in Semenyih now, should think about their future and vote for the candidate capable of bringing changes to their constituency.
If Muhammad Aiman is elected, I’m sure he can deliver what he has planned for the constituency, he said.
The Semenyih by-election sees a four-cornered fight between Muhammad Aiman, Zakaria Hanafi (BN), Nik Aziz Afiq Abdul (Parti Sosialis Malaysia) and an independent candidate, Kuan Chee Heng.
Source: BERNAMA News Agency