Ahad, April 22, 2012

STAR MAY GO IT ALONE

Star to fight it alone if necessary: Jeffrey

Penampang April 22, 2012: Sarawak-based Star's Sabah Chairman, Datuk Dr Jeffrey Kitingan, said it will have no choice but go into the election battle on its own if other opposition parties, namely Pakatan Rakyat and SAPP, do not give it sufficient opportunity to discuss seat distribution.

"We may have to resort to 'Plan Z' or the last resort.

"We may just have to face the election on our own,"

he said, when launching the Kota Kinabalu, Putatan and Penampang divisions of Star at the KDCA Cultural Village, Saturday.

He said local opposition parties in Sabah need to realise the potential of their cooperation because as a united front they will be able to be the kingmakers and demand Sabah rights from Kuala Lumpur.

"Even the parliamentary seats must be given to local parties because through these seats Sabah can speak up in parliament for Sabah rights," he said.

"The parties in the peninsula already have 75 per cent of the seats in parliament and it is gross injustice for them to come here and take our seats as well."

He reiterated Star's stance that it is supportive of the one-on-one formula if it can be achieved, and expressed concern that negotiations on the matter have been without mutual consultation and without respect for certain parties.

Also present were the Deputy Chairmen of STAR Awang Ahmad Sah Awang Sahari, Daniel John Jambun and several observers from other political parties.

The occasion also saw the entry into the party by Upko's former Supreme council member Biuh Badung, Catherine Jikinon who resigned from Upko Penampang Women's Movement to join Star, Richard Jayasuriya who was formerly the President of Pasok, one Umno Malaysia Exco member, Lucy Batak who resigned from PBRS' Women's wing and Elizabeth Augustine who left Putatan's Umno Women's wing.

Meanwhile, he claimed the reluctance by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to announce the setting up of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) spoke volumes of the ruling's party's non-committal stand on the matter.

"I am informed that Najib avoided any chance of him being asked by reporters on the RCI while he was on visit here and in Sandakan," he said.

"It shows they have something to hide, if not the Prime Minister should have announced it since it involved a sovereignty issue.

"If they are sincere in solving these perennial problems in Sabah, the Federal and State governments should have aggressively carried out the setting up of the RCI by now," he said.

28 ulasan:

  1. Mampukah Star bertanding sendiri tanpa sokongan daripada parti pembangkang yang lain? Bukan senang bertanding kesemuan kerusi di Sabah.

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    1. Tidak apa la kalau ada yang Star menang pun nasib2 saja tu

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    2. STAR rasa mereka sudah cukup kuat sebab tu tidak perlu bekerjasama dengan parti lain.

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    3. Ini merupakan cabaranbesar untuk STAR untuk bertanding kesemua kerusi. kami menanti perkembangan selanjutnya.

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    4. mungkin tidak akan berlaku 1 lawan 1 di Sabah.

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  2. Baru-baru ini Star juga mengeluarkan CM Ini kali lah sebagai cara promosi, tetapi tidak tahu sama ada rakyat akan memberi sokongan kepada mereka pada PRU-13?

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    1. Tunggu dan lihat saja. Sebagai rakyat, kena bijak untuk buat penilaian bila PRU nanti.

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  3. ya la memang la sebab Star tidak mahu share kekuasan dengan parti pembangkang yang lain

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    1. Its always about the power for Star, and its never about the people. I hope the people will evaluate this party wisely before making their decision to vote for star.

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  4. In that case, BN/UMNO will definitely win this coming election.

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  5. Star sudah berputus untuk bertanding sendir, buat apa mahu bersatu dengan parti lain lagi?

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    1. kerjasama dikalangan parti pembangkang nampaknya semakin kabur.

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  6. STAR ada agenda sendiri untuk dicapai.

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  7. Perpecahan parti pembangkang cuma memberi laluan kepada BN sahaja.

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    1. Saya harap mereka akan berterusan begini.

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  8. Biarlah rakyat yang menentukan nasib parti-parti tersebut.

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    1. setuju, biar rakyat yang buat pilihan mereka untuk menyokong parti mana.

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    2. harap BN akan terus mendapat sokongan rakyat.

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  9. Tidak mungkin STAR boleh bergabung dengan parti lain, masing-masing mementingkan diri sendiri.

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    1. Baguslah, masing-masing akan kalah nanti.

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  10. Star mmg berniat dari awal nak bertanding berseorangan, mereka sendiri nak bertanding 6o kerusi di Sabah. ia dah menunjukkannya.

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    1. ya, bila mereka berhasrat untuk bertanding semua kerusi, itu menunjukkan mereka mahu bersendiri.

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  11. nampaknya mungkin star tidak akan bekerjasama dengan parti-parti pembangkang yang lain yang ada di Sabah.

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    1. BN pasti menang kali ini

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  12. Let's wait and see.

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  13. UP to U STAR..Tidak ada halangan untuk bertanding sendiri saja pada PRU 13 akan datang.

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  14. jangan salahkan mana2 pihak jika STAR gagal memperolehi kemenangan di semua kerusi yang ditandingi..

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  15. Jeffrey perlu ingat STAR juga bukan parti tempatan Sabah.. kenapa perlu beliau bantu parti Sarawak melebarkan sayap di negeri ini??

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