After being sacked from PKR, Sg Acheh rep Zulkifli Ibrahim to support PN

Sungai Acheh assemblyman Zulkifli Ibrahim says he will be joining the opposition bloc at the next Penang state assembly sitting. (Twitter pic)

NIBONG TEBAL: Sungai Acheh assemblyman Zulkifli Ibrahim, who was one of three state PKR leaders sacked by the party recently, said he now plans to join one of the Perikatan Nasional (PN) parties.

Expressing disappointment with his former party, Zulkifli said he had not been given any chance to defend himself or appeal the decision, adding that the official letter he received on July 1 on the matter gave no reasons for the sacking as well.

“Insyaallah, in the near future, I will be choosing PN. In PN, we have Umno, PAS and PPBM.

“I will be submitting my application form in Kuala Lumpur soon,” he told a media conference at the Sungai Acheh state constituency service centre here today.

He also said he will be joining the opposition bloc at the next Penang state assembly sitting.

“I am not an Independent. I am a PN assemblyman (PN-friendly). It is just that I have yet to name which party I will be joining but that will be announced soon,” he said.

On his sacking from PKR, Zulkifli insisted that the PKR disciplinary committee should have summoned him for investigations before making any decisions.

“I was shocked as I do not even know the reasons for my sacking,” he said, adding that he will not be appealing the decision as he had lost faith in the party leadership.

Among those present today to lend their support were Penaga assemblyman Mohd Yusni Mat Piah, Penang opposition leader Muhamad Yusoff Mohd Noor and Teluk Bahang assemblyman Zolkifly Md Lazim.

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