Lawyer Syahredzan is Kit Siang’s political secretary

PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Syahredzan Johan has been appointed as the political secretary to DAP’s Iskandar Puteri MP Lim Kit Siang.

In a short posting on Twitter, the activist lawyer said he was overwhelmed by the appointment.

“He (Kit Siang) is a veteran leader who is respected and experienced,” he said. “I believe I will learn much from him.”

He said the appointment was not a government posting.

“I will continue practising as a lawyer,” he said.

Syahredzan had appeared publicly at Pakatan Harapan (PH) events in the lead-up to the 14th general election last month.

He had said in late April that even those once seen as apolitical were taking sides ahead of the May 9 polls because they wanted a change in government.

“I think a lot of people believe that a change in government at the federal level is needed to fix a lot of the problems the government is facing,” he had told FMT.

“These individuals, I don’t think they’re necessarily fans of PH. But I think they believe that after not having a change in government for 60 years, there needs to be a change for democracy to be realised,” he had said.

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