Assemblymen to be sworn in April 29
KOTA KINABALU :
All the 60 Assemblymen elected in the March 8 general election will be sworn in during the first sitting of the 13th five-year term of Sabah State Legislative Assembly on April 29, starting at l0 am. State Assembly Secretary Bernard J. Dalinting said the newly-elected legislators would take their oath of office before the Speaker of the august house. He said the official opening of the first session of the State Assembly sitting would be graced by Head of State Tun Ahmadshah Abdullah on the following day, starting at 9. 30am. The Assembly proceedings would resume on May 5 until May 7, said Bernard in a statement yesterday. In the recent 12th general election, the Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN) won 59 of the 60 state seats, losing only Sri Tanjung to Jimmy Wong of DAP. The BN also won 24 of the 25 parliamentary seats, losing only Kota Kinabalu to DAP’s Dr Hiew King Cheu.