KUCHING, Apr 30 – PBB deputy president Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg expects the Sarawak Barisan Nasional to win between 68 and 72 seats in the state election on May 7. As campaigning entered the fifth day since nomination ended on April 25, it said BN Sarawak made some assessment and came out with between 68 and 70 seats or maybe 72. He also said that the confident count is at least 68 for now. He said there are clear signs of victory that the feedback that we received.
Abang Johari, the incumbent for Satok, was speaking to reporters after opening the Padang Komuniti Japalas Muda Hashim, here yesterday night. He urged the election machinery of the party to work hard, including in areas that are considered ‘white’ (winnable areas) areas for BN.
There is also a need to move closer to the younger generation to garner their votes, he said. Abang Johari said the people of Sarawak must give the Sarawak BN leadership under Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem a bigger mandate to continue the development agendas. The PBB deputy president will face Mohamed Salleh Shawkatali from PKR for the Satok seat.