Puncak Borneo MP applies to join PBB

HAJAR UMIRA MD ZAKI
HAJAR UMIRA MD ZAKI
20 Jun 2022 05:16pm
Datuk Willie Mongin said he made the application a few months back
Datuk Willie Mongin said he made the application a few months back
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KUCHING - Puncak Borneo MP Willie Mongin has applied to be a member of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB), a party led by Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg.

The deputy Plantation, Industries and Commodities Minister said the application to join the local party was made "a couple of months back."

According to DayakDaily, Mongin said it is now up to PBB’s top leadership to accept his application.

“I hope that my application to join PBB will be considered so we can work together for the betterment of the people of Puncak Borneo, the state and the country," he added.

Mongin today said he had not joined any political party but "it cannot be denied that I am parked under Bersatu to bring the number to support the government of the day.

“Today, I still support the current government to continue serving the people,” he said.

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Mongin was further reported as saying that it is up to PBB "to see how sincere I am to serve the people and if I am the right person."

PBB is part of GPS coalition and holds 48 of the coalition’s 76 seats in the state assembly.

He had contested in GE14 under PKR ticket and joined Bersatu in 2020 after the collapse of Pakatan Harapan administration.