MCA chief accused of energy play in Johor Baru division nominations

Untold has expressed disappointment with celebration president Wee Ka Siong, accusing him of being power-hungry and manipulating the nomination of the division’s top posts. Ang Boon Heng, the current deputy chief of the Johor Baru MCA division, claimed that irregularities occurred during the division’s nominations earlier this month, resulting in predetermined outcomes.
Ang acknowledged that Wee had initially agreed to relinquish his place because the party’s Johor Baru division chief to him. However, on June 1, Bong Seng Heng, the incumbent Johor Baru MCA division Youth chief and Wee’s cousin, announced his candidacy for the division chief post. Ang believes that this nomination came directly from Wee’s instructions.
Ang, who also serves because the MCA nationwide legal bureau head, said that this development signifies that Wee does not want to surrender the division’s high post. Ang is unsure why the previous agreement with Wee was not honoured but disagrees with the current developments main to a different candidate contesting the party’s Johor Baru division’s top submit.
“Wee’s actions also show his refusal to surrender his influence at the divisional stage, while he’s busy at the party’s national leadership,” said Ang during a media convention at his office in Taman Sentosa.
Ang also revealed that Wee had proposed several choices for him, together with running for the Johor Baru division’s deputy chief, persevering with to help Wee’s leadership because the division’s chief, or contesting for office at the nationwide level. Ang rejected all three options, stating that he wished to proceed serving on the division level but on a larger platform as the division chief.
“I have been serving as an MCA member in this division for a really very long time since I was in my youth. I rose within the division’s ranks till I helmed the deputy chief position,” he said, adding that he was confident that he would be ready to provide the most effective service to all get together members and supporters if he wins.
Ang’s public criticism of Wee follows comparable sentiments expressed by other MCA leaders. Last 12 months, former Johor MCA leader Tee Siew Kiong resigned from the party because of unresolved variations with Wee and his leadership. Tee was joined by former Ledang MCA division chief Goh Tee Tee in criticising Wee. Both Tee and Goh have been already suspended earlier than they determined to quit somewhat than problem their punishment, which they deemed excessive and unfair..

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