SET.....Musa Aman sets sight on another resounding coalition victory
“UNITED we stand; divided we fall.” That was the message which Chief Minister Musa Aman drove home to more than 1,000 leaders and members of eight Barisan Nasional coalition parties in Sabah on April 26.
Musa knows what he is up against in a general election that could be as early as late May or mid June. But he is undaunted. “We want an even bigger victory this time,” he said as he launched the BN election task force at the Umno building in Kota Kinabalu.
Prime Minister Najib Razak does not have to call an election until March next year. But he has hinted that he would call one very soon. With 25 out of 222 parliamentary seats, Sabah has been a BN bastion of political power.
In the 2008 election when the BN lost its two-thirds majority for the first time in 39 years, Sabah under Musa delivered 24 seats. It lost one to the national opposition Democratic Action Party (DAP) but lost two more when the Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) left the BN in September 2008.
In the state assembly, the BN also lost only one seat to the DAP. But SAPP took two with it when it left the coalition.
PEOPLE.....Go to the people, Musa tells BN leaders and members.
Musa said the BN would face a bigger electoral challenge from a vociferous opposition that would stop at nothing to win power. But he is confident of a resounding victory.
The key is effective teamwork from the eight member parties: the dominant United Malays National Organisation (Umno), Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS), United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (Upko), Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah (PBRS), Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), Gerakan, Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) and the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC).
He is mobilizing his task force in seven geographical areas that cover the 25 parliamentary constituencies. Party leaders and members will go to the people to explain what his government has been doing for them, how they have benefitted from the government socio-economic programmes and what is in store for them in the future.
This year, Sabah is spending a record 4 billion ringgit ($1.3 billion) on socio-economic development.
Musa is not resting on his laurels, but he will let his government track record speaks for him. Ambrin Buang, Malaysia’s no-nonsense auditor-general, has all praise for Sabah’s sterling financial management for 11 straight years. Sabah is cash-rich and has reserves of more than 3 billion ringgit. It is a good paymaster; debts are paid on time. The Ratings Agency of Malaysia (RAM) has given Sabah’s finances a triple-A.
Musa said BN leaders and members must explain this to the people and what the government has done for them so that they would not fall prey to opposition propaganda. (Insight Sabah)
Musa Aman is right, Sabahans must unite for victory.ReplyDelete
our CM has done well in giving this hope to the people.Delete
The BN government must continue to do their best in the next GE to win the people's support and votes.ReplyDelete
Yes, i believe people would continue to support them if they really do their best in rpoviding the best for the people.Delete
untuk jadi kuat, kukuh dan berjaya, perlu bersatu.ReplyDelete
Tugas setiap parti sebelum PRU, kena pastikan semua berada dalam landasan yang betul dan ahli2 tidak berpecah2 disebabkan masalah dalaman.Delete
We must have trust in our leaders, otherwise there would be weak hope as they lead our country.Delete
It is through UNITY that the party will be able increase their chances of winning in the election.ReplyDelete
Hope BN will continue to serve us in the coming future.Delete
Without unity, it is difficult to have motivation to work together as one.Delete
If we lose hope in our own leaders today, we would have lose everything tomorrow.ReplyDelete
The party leaders must make it a habit to "turun padang" .ReplyDelete
CM Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman has pledged that the BN government will always look after the needs of the peopleDelete
Jangan jadi gunting dalam lipatan dalam parti.ReplyDelete
Semangat seorang pemimpin inilah yang akan memberikan semangat kepada ahlinya untuk terus bersatu dan berjuang demi kepentingan penduduk Sabah.ReplyDelete
The multi-racial people of Sabah who belong to different faiths have always enjoyed fair treatment from the BN govt.ReplyDelete
BN Sabah mempunyai lapan komponen parti yang sentiasa bekerjasama dan bersatu padu untuk memastikan kemenangan parti.. pembangkang Sabah macam mana pula?? cuma ada lima saja pembangkang di Sabah.. itupun tidak boleh bekerjasama.. jauh sekali untuk bergabung..ReplyDelete
Sabah Barisan Nasional component parties have been urged to remain united and steadfast, and must not be afraid to rebuke the opposition for their lies and slander against the government.ReplyDelete
Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman said this when addressing a gathering of BN component leaders and supporters at the Sabah Umno building.ReplyDelete
Musa who is also Sabah BN and Umno chief reminded all BN components to respect the decision on candidacy, saying there should not be any bickering over who has been picked as candidates but instead should work together to ensure victory for all BN candidates.ReplyDelete
And, he also advised BN components to avoid internal squabbles or misunderstanding as it would result in disunity among party members.ReplyDelete
Hence, he reiterated BN must be together as one to face the opposition in the upcoming general election which was considered the most crucial as well as very important for the future of the people and country.ReplyDelete
He added that BN has a remarkable track record that saw many development projects and programmes being implemented for the benefit of the people over the last 50 years.ReplyDelete
The Chief Minister also urged the people not to gamble on their future solely for the personal interest of certain leaders. “Do not make a mistake in selecting your representatives. Do not place your future on the opposition leaders who have no track record, who are opportunists and make only empty promises,” he said.ReplyDelete
Musa meanwhile praised the Prime Minister, saying he had already proven his ability to govern the country well in just three years after taking over the helm of the country.ReplyDelete
In addition, he said the Federal government also introduced the 1Malaysia Clinic, 1Malaysia People’s Shop, 1Malaysia People’s Menu, 1Malaysia People’s Welfare Programme and the 1Malaysia People’s Trust Scheme.ReplyDelete
The BN government, he assured, would continue to implement more development projects and fulfil its promise to develop the whole of Sabah.ReplyDelete
Therefore, all BN leaders, from grassroots leaders to the community leaders must go down to the people to explain and inform them of the actual situation – that the BN government has always been concerned of their wellbeing.ReplyDelete