SANDAKAN: Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) P186 Sandakan candidate Lau Chi Keong @ Thomas Lau met with residents of Sim Sim Low Cost Housing on Thursday, the sixth day of his election campaign.
During the walkabout programme from Lorong A to H, residents and traders took the opportunity to highlight their needs to Lau.
A former worked was excited to meet Lau who stopped by at his house. Awang Jumaat Salim, 67, was employed as a security guard at Lau’s restaurant near Sandakan Central Market some15 years ago.
Describing his former employer as a kind hearted person, Awang Jumaat said Lau gave importance to the welfare of all his workers.
“I am very happy to see him again and I pray for his victory in this election,” Awang Jumaat told reporters covering the programme.
Elderly resident Chong Ha Hau, 80, said he was excited on learning his old friend Lau was contesting in this general elections.
He will support Lau and hopes that Lau will become the Sandakan Member of Parliament.
Meanwhile, Lau revealed that his campaign trail has been smooth so far, adding that, residents responded positively to his presence and wished him the best.
“If I am given the mandate by Sandakan voters, I am determined to serve them to the best of my ability,” Lau said.