Tuesday, 16 April 2013


PENAMPANG: Two Upko leaders will be making a comeback for the Barisan Nasional in the May 5 general election. Former Tuaran MP Datuk Wilfred Madius Tangau and former Penampang MP as well as Moyog assemblyman, Datuk Phillip Lasimbang were among 10 candidates named by the component party this morning.

Party president Tan Sri Bernard Dompok who will defend his Penampang parliamentary seat announced the list which also included two new faces at the party headquarters here today.

They were Limus Jury for the Kuala Penyu and Kennedy John Angian for the Bingkor seats.

A switch was also made between Ranau parliamentary incumbent Datuk Siringan Gubat and Paginatan state incumbent Datuk Ewon Ebin.

Among those dropped were party information chief Datuk Donald Mojuntin who previously held the Moyog seat, John Teo Mau Sang of Kuala Penyu and Datuk Justin Guka of Bingkor.

Other candidates retained were Datuk Marcus Mojigoh for the Putatan parliamentary seat, Nabawan incumbent Datuk Bobbey Suan and Masiung Banah of Kuamut. (NST)

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