Wednesday, March 3

Swak PKR deputy treasurer’s nomination for branch chief revoked


Abang Aditajaya speaks to reporters after the conclusion of the nomination for committee members of PKR Tanjong Manis branch in this file photo.

KUCHING: Sarawak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) deputy treasurer Datuk Seri Abang Aditajaya Abang Alwi’s nomination for the post of PKR Tanjung Manis branch chief has been revoked along with the nominations of 12 others.

A letter dated Nov 1 detailing the revocation signed by PKR secretary-general Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail was circulated via WhatsApp today.

The letter said the reason for the revocation was due to dual party membership.

The letter did not specify which other party they are members of.

The letter said the reason for the revocation was due to dual party membership.


State Leadership Council chairman Baru Bian confirmed the matter when contacted by Utusan Borneo.

“I was informed about the letter to revoke the nomination, the letter is real. There will be a detailed statement on this matter,” he said.

Nominations for various branch posts were supposed to be held today (Nov 3) at Oriental Hotel, Sarikei at 10am.

Other members whose nominations were revoked were Mengkang Rangkong for deputy branch chief; Sulah Andien, Francis Bujang Jelani, Barnabas Untai Lucas, Emparie Dullah, Swak Jalik, Richard Panting, and Rohayah Tambi for committee members; Allif Omar Yunus for Youth section chief; Mohd Wahab Bujang for Youth section committee member; Rohayah Tambi for branch Women’s chief; and Erni Salmi for branch Women’s committee member.

Aditajaya has been Sarawak PKR deputy treasurer since April.

He has been actively campaigning in preparation for the nomination, and has been seen in Tanjung Manis based on photos posted on social media.