Henry (second left) gets lifted by his supporters after he was announced the winner. Also in the photo are (from right) PBB Tasik Biru chief John Nyigor and Mas Gading MP Anthony Nogeh Gumbek, who is also SPDP secretary-general.
BAU: Newly-elected Tasik Biru assemblyman Dato Henry Harry Jinep has vowed to work together and close ranks with opposition supporters and voters for the betterment of the constituency.
Henry (BN-SPDP) won the seat by 1,288 vote-majority, after garnering 6,922 votes against the 5,634 votes obtained by his opponent Mordi Bimol from DAP in a straight fight for this Bidayuh-majority seat.
While thanking BN supporters for helping to deliver the seat for the coalition, he commended Mordi for the tough fight and he also respected the decision made by the voters.
“I want to say ‘well done’ to Mordi. To the campaigners and supporters from both BN and opposition, I apologise for any shortcomings or things said which might hurt each other during campaigning. It’s over now, let’s work together for the rakyat....