KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Water Department director Amarjit Singh expects his contract to be terminated, about two years after the Warisan man was controversially appointed to the post.
He told FMT that someone had “verbally” told him that his two-year contract would be shortened.
He did not reveal the person’s identity, but a viral message making the rounds claims he had announced his departure to staff.
In October last year, the Kota Kinabalu High Court declared Amarjit’s appointment illegal saying it breached the state’s Water Supply Enactment 2003, responding to a suit by former chief minister Yong Teck Lee and Tawau businessman Pang Thou Chung.
The court said only civil servants could be appointed to a senior position at the department.
Sabah chief minister Shafie Apdal had defended Amarjit’s appointment.
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