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UPKO ready to assist Warisan candidate in Kimanis by-election

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RANAU, Dec 25 — The United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (UPKO) is ready to assist Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) candidate in the Kimanis parliamentary by-election next month.

Its president Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau said the appointed party machinery would ensure all UPKO members in the constituency would vote for the Warisan candidate.

“We have also identified the number of members in the constituency namely about 2,000 members and we will ensure that all of them will come out (to vote),” he told reporters after attending the UPKO Christmas open house at Dewan Masyarakat Ranau here today.

Madius who is also Sabah Deputy Chief Minister said the campaign period for the by-election would also be the best platform to explain and make the people in the constituency understand government policies.

The Election Commission has set the Kimanis parliamentary by-election on Jan 18, while the nomination day would be on Jan 4 and early voting on Jan 14.