LIOW: IT’S NO SURPRISE
Kit Siang and son ruling party with iron fists, says MCA president
THE departure of 182 DAP members in Malacca was not a surprise because many are frustrated with their leaders.
MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said many grassroots members could no longer stand Lim Kit Siang and his son, Lim Guan Eng.
Liow said he would not be surprised if more DAP members walked away because the leaders failed to listen to them.
He said the party was all about the two — Kit Siang, the DAP adviser, and Guan Eng, the secretary-general.
“They are ruling the party with iron fists and oppressing members.”
He said DAP had no clear political direction when it decided to work with other parties.
“They do this for the sake of the leaders’ political survival,” Liow said in explaining the eroding faith among party members.
Liow, who is also transport minister, said this after attending the National Road Safety Council 58th annual general meeting here yesterday.
Over the weekend, former Malacca DAP deputy chairman Liou Chen Kuang announced the mass resignation.
Liou said the decision was made because of the way the party handled the resignation of four former Malacca DAP leaders last month.
Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai (second from right) at the National Road Safety Council 58th annual general meeting in Alor Star yesterday.