Melaka polls: Norhizam denies contesting on Pejuang ticket


MELAKA (Bernama): Former Pengkalan Batu assemblyman Datuk Norhizam Hassan Baktee (pic) has denied he’s contesting beneath the ticket of Pejuang Tanah Air (Pejuang) within the Melaka state election scheduled on Nov 20.

Norhizam mentioned he would stay impartial with out being a member of any political celebration up to now.

“I’ve been impartial, and now I’m nonetheless impartial in finishing up my work. I will probably be calling the media quickly,” he instructed Bernama when contacted on Saturday (Nov 6).

Earlier a portal at the moment reported that Norhizam goes to be the only Pejuang candidate within the Melaka election.

Norhizam, 55, was previously the state Agriculture, Livestock, Entrepreneur Growth and Cooperatives Committee chairman gained the Pengkalan Batu seat on a Pakatan Harapan (PH) ticket within the 14h Normal Election (GE14).

Nonetheless, on March 2, 2020, Norhizam who was additionally Melaka DAP deputy chairman pledged his assist for the brand new state authorities beneath Perikatan Nasional (PN), and was sacked by DAP.

The Election Fee set polling day on Nov 20 whereas nomination day will probably be on Nov 8 and early voting on Nov 16.

The election was known as following the dissolution of the State Legislative Meeting on Oct 4, when 4 assemblymen withdrew their assist for Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Sulaiman Md Ali.

They had been Norhizam, Datuk Seri Idris Haron (BN-Sungai Udang), Datuk Nor Azman Hassan (BN-Pantai Kundor) and Datuk Noor Effandi Ahmad (Bersatu-Telok Mas). – Bernama

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