Thursday, July 22, 2010
NEWS FLASH - Norliah as Temenggong
Her name is being considered for the post after she rejected an overture by the Semop assemblyman Dato Sri Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar, who is also the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker, to be the Barisan Nasional / Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) candidate in the Semop constituency in the next state election.
In Sarawak, the post of Temenggong represents a certain race at the divisional level - and it is the highest post in the local administration hierarchy and followed by Pemanca in the district level, Penghulu and Ketua Kaum.
The announcement on her appointment would be made at the earliest by the end of this month.