The Broken Shield reported an unconfirmed source that the PRS sole nominated candidate has been rejected by Pehin Sri Taib.
Anything can be written and anything can happen. To my knowledge, there is no such thing unless the source had a quiet nap with Pehin Sri, sharing a common room.
Hmm… it looks like the other corner is running out of steam even before the nomination day arrive. And, this is not good for a by-election. We want to see a good fight and the punters are ready. By the way I look at it, ex-YB Jawah will not be standing in this by-election. Thank you, sir. You’ve made the correct decision.
An article posted by Johnny Chuat at the Ruai Kitai forum yesterday mention that a new face might be fielded by Parti Rakyat Sarawak to take on the opposition in the coming Batang Ai by-election.
This unofficial source may put to rest the speculated names of potential candidates for the by-election. Hence, the “N”s of BN will be a “M” then.
On the opposition camp, there is no confirmed source to name their candidate yet. However, SNAP is keen to field their own candidate in the by-election. If this materialise, then it is an indicator that the opposition parties are still not united in Sarawak, yet. If you ask me, I’ll put my bet on SNAP! Why would I want to give my vote for a West Malaysian based party? Who understand the Ibans of Batang Ai more, if not for a locally based opposition party. SNAP was partly born there, anyway.