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MP SPEAKS | A university for Sandakan

Lim Kit Siang

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MP SPEAKS | The Sabah election on Sept 26 is a battle between conviction politics versus money politics, between vision and principles versus self-interests and the “frog” political culture.

Just now, the Elopura candidate for Warisan and the incumbent DAP assemblyperson for the area, Calvin Chong, spoke of his vision for Sandakan and among the things he wants to see is a university in Sandakan.

This reminds me of my call for a university for Sabah some 30 years ago when nobody had advocated it, and now we have a Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) in Kota Kinabalu.

The time has come for a second university in Sabah and Sandakan is the appropriate place for the university to be placed.

I call on the voters in Elopura to vote solidly for Chong to realise his vision of a university in Sandakan, so that Sandakan youths can continue their...

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