Sabah’s PBS plans to contest 6 state seats in next GE

Nov 14, 2016
PBS deputy president Maximus Ongkili said the party interested to contest in 6 state seats.
PBS deputy president Maximus Ongkili said the party interested to contest in 6 state seats.

Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) has put forward to contest six state seats out of the 13 new seats created from the Election Commission’s re-delineation process.

Its party deputy president Maximus Johnity Ongkili said PBS is confident to win traditional stronghold areas.

Maximus who is also Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister, said the party have discussed the matter with Chief Minister Musa Aman.

He added it is still too early to confirm whether PBS will be able to secure the seats, told reporters after opening the party youth and women’s wings delegates conference today.

According to Maximus the areas identified by PBS is winnable based on track record.

However, a consensus will be made with other state parties before gaining the approval from the state leadership, added Maximus.

On last Saturday, the United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (Upko) showed an interest to contest in four seats out of the new 13 state seats.

 

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