If the Moon and the Stars Shine on Kampung Baru, Then Johari's Chances in Titiwangsa Are Just Fine
BN’s Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani won Titiwangsa by a thin majority in GE13. He is banking on having delivered on the promises to develop Kampung Baru to retain the seat. The kampung boy- turned accountant looks to the heavens and tells AWANI Review’s Zakiah Koya that 'selagi ada bulan dan bintang', Kampung Baru as a Malay reserve will endure and its residents continue to prosper.
Kampung Baru makes up only a small portion of the Titiwangsa constituency but the way it votes will have big bearing on the chances for Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani to retain the seat he won in GE13. Based on the Sultan of Selangor’s edict more than a century ago, the land he bequeathed will belong to its Malay owners in perpetuity – in his own words; selagi ada bulan dan bintang (so long as the moon and stars shine)....
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