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Lesson to be learnt from PH Johor victory

May 10, 2018 12:21 AM
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JOHOR BARU: Pakatan Harapan's (PH) victory in Johor where it won 36 state seats is a lesson to be learnt.

Johor PH vice-president Salahuddin Ayub said it proved that when a mandate had been given to a political party, it must fulfil its obligations to the people instead of taking them for granted.

It must not waste that opportunity as was the case with the Barisan Nasional (BN) in recent years, he said.

Johor PH vice-president Salahuddin Ayub said the faith entrusted by the people of the state should be put to good use and not 'wasted' over the next five years.

"If leaders have been entrusted with responsibilities, they should not be arrogant. Remember that the people who elected them can respond and retaliate," he told reporters at a press conference earlier this morning.

Salahuddin who is also the Deputy President of the National Trust Party (PAN) said PH also promised to serve the people of Johor to the best of its abilities.

Johor PH Chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is expected to meet Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar later this morning to seek his consent and to appoint a Menteri Besar.

Asked on the possible candidates for Menteri Besar, PH Secretary-General Datuk Osman Sapian who is also secretary of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) Johor, said the names will be discussed after which Muhyiddin will present them to the Sultan.


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