KANOWIT: Incumbent Machan assemblyman Allan Siden Gramong has pledged to deliver the seat for Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) in the coming state election.
“When the election is called, I will deliver this seat to you sir,” he pivoted to Chief Minister and GPS chairman Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
“GPS will continue to win and the chief minister has the interest of the people at heart, he knows the hardship faced by the people, and sir, we will be behind you,” he assured.
He said this when delivering his opening remarks at the launch of Nanga Machan Agriculture office here today.
Allan, who is a first-term assemblyman and son of long-time Machan assemblyman Datuk Gramong Juna, was keen to defend the seat in the upcoming state election which he described “could be called at any moment”.
In 2016, he won the seat by a majority of 2,952 votes, beating Chen Nguk Fa of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) and Semawi Paong who contested on an independent ticket.
Earlier, the Machan assemblyman called for the completion of the Sungai Machan bridge under the Upper Rajang Development Agency (Urda) and a 10km road leading to Ulu Machan.
He also requested for an allocation to build a waterfront near Sungai Machan costing RM3 million.
“This will be an attraction to the area and I hope that the chief minister can consider my request,” he said.