- TO MY UNDERSTANDING, LAJIM'S ACTION WAS A PERSONAL CASE & IT WOULD DEFINITELY NOT TRIGGER A "CHAIN REACTION OR DOMINO EFFECT" TO SARAWAK-
|WILL MAKE NO EFFECT .. (seating centre) Junaidi with (left) Jelandi and Rahman during the press conference|
Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government Datuk Seri Lajim Ukin’s action quitting from all his position’s in UMNO will definitely not triggered a “domino-effect or chain-reaction” in Sarawak
Deputy Speaker of Parliament Datuk Dr Haji Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said that from his point of view, Lajim’s case was something “more personal” and an isolated internal case in UMNO.
“No, I am confident that the Barisan Nasional (BN) Sarawakian MPs will loyal and give their full support to the Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak particularly with the 13th General election just around the corner.”
“Lajim must remember that he won the Beaufort Parliamentary seat in the last General election in 2008 using UMNO’s and BN’s as his platform and people voted for BN not him,” said Juniaid who is also the Member of Parliament for Santubong.
Junaidi, who was accompanied by his wife Datin Hajah Feona Sim Abdullah was asked to comment on Lajim’s resignation after officiating the Majlis Sungkei Perdana P193 Santubong Zon BGS (Boyan, Gersik, Sourabaya) which was held along the BGS waterfront here on Sunday last evening.
Last week, Lajim resigned as a member of the UMNO Supreme Council, Beaufort UMNO division chief and chairman of the BN effective immediately however, he still remains as Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government and UMNO members, and submit to the party to make a decision.
When asked to elaborate more of his views more on the matter, Junaidi elaborate that presently PM Najib is probably making a decision on Lajim’s post as Deputy Minister because it is at his discretion.
Also present at the event were Pantai Damai State Assemblyman Dr Haji Abdul Rahman Junaidi, Pantai Damai PBB Deputy Chairman Drahman Jeladin, Pantai Damai PBB Woman Wing Chief Aminah Junaidi and others.