Johor Bersatu to meet soon to discuss possible snap state polls


KULAI: Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) will name for a gathering soon with the principle agenda being the much-talked-about possible snap state polls.

Kulai Bersatu chief Tosrin Jarvanthi confirmed the matter and mentioned celebration president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who’s Gambir assemblyman and Pagoh MP, could be chairing the assembly.

“The assembly is predicted to be held throughout the subsequent few days however the precise date has but to be confirmed,” he mentioned.

He added that it could be held at Johor Bersatu headquarters situated at Danga Bay in Johor Baru.

Tosrin, who can also be state Islamic Religious Affairs Committee chairman, mentioned this after presenting support to needy kids underneath Yayasan Sejahtera Kulai’s back-to-school programme held at Dewan Raya Putra right here on Tuesday (Jan 18).

On Monday (Jan 17), the guessing recreation over snap polls within the state continued with Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad nonetheless refusing to be drawn into naming a date whereas stressing that the concept couldn’t be rejected at this juncture.

He mentioned that with the razor-thin one-seat majority, the state authorities wanted to be additional cautious and delicate to make sure that all its programmes could possibly be carried out easily for the folks.

Hasni was reticent when requested if the state election would occur soon after Chinese New Year subsequent month.

“What is necessary is why the state election wants to be held and never when it ought to be held,” he informed reporters whereas attending an occasion in Johor Baru.

Talk of an impending state election gained traction after the dying of Kempas assemblyman Datuk Osman Sapian of Bersatu just lately, leaving the present Umno-led authorities with a one-seat majority on the 56-seat Johor meeting.

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