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    Lorong Tengah Seria votes for new village head

    Daniel Lim

    Muhammad Syaiful Faizal bin Angas received 61 out of the 63 votes cast for the new Village Head of RPN Kampong Lorong Tengah Seria.

    The sole candidate, Muhammad Syaiful Faizal, 42, is a religious teacher at the Islamic Studies Department at the Ministry of Religious Department (MoRA), and has a religious training certificate from the Religious Teachers University College of Seri Begawan.

    Among the 63 voters, 25 voted through the PMKK e-Voting conducted on Friday, while 36 voted in person yesterday.

    The final tally was 61 in favour and two against.

    Muhammad Syaiful Faizal expressed his blessing to the supporters, friends and family for supporting him to become a leader for the community.

    ABOVE & BELOW: Newly voted Village Head Muhammad Syaiful Faizal bin Angas; and the vote count in progress. PHOTOS: DANIEL LIM

    “In addition to reaching for the village’s aspirations, I wish to extend a helping hand to the villagers to collaborate and realise future projects and plans.”

    He hopes that the votes will mark the first step in helping to grow the village, and to work together with the residents to figure out what can be done to improve the village as a whole.

    Held at the District Office in Seria, the session was attended by Legislative Council members Yang Berhormat Salleh bin Haji Othman as Penghulu of Mukim Bukit Sawat and Yang Berhormat Mohammad bin Abdullah @ Lim Swee Ann as the Village Head of Kampong Bukit Sawat as well as Acting Belait District Officer Haji Amirol Hafidzin bin Haji Muhammad.

    Also present were the Head of the Local Authorities and Communities Division (District) at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) Jaimah binti Tuah.

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