I think SUPP really need to change from top side down. It more less like a time bomb now, they got to solve internal crisis before SUPP become irrelevant prior the State Election. More members to quit, as a responce to that matter.
KUCHING – Fourteen SUPP Bengoh branch members including its’ Youth Chairman, Lee Chee Fui announce their decision to quit the party today. In a press conference held at the Four Points Sheraton, Lee with a group of party members said they decided to quit the party out of love for SUPP and could not bear to see the party going downhill due to the Central party leadership.
Lee who just flown in from KL was flanked by his Youth Secretary, Chong Jit Leong and Treasurer Chang Hon Hiung said he is in his 7th year as a MPP Councillor and will also quit the post too. He said the decision made by them was a painful one but their main motive was to show to the party leaders the seriousness of the situation.
Both Chong, Lee and Bengoh Secretary, Liu Thian Leong received showcause letters for speaking against the party late last month. Although a meeting was held between President Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri George Chan and Secretary General, Senator Datuk Sim Kheng Hui on July 14, Chan has considered the case resolved without any discipline action taken against them.
Lee said they were not out to destroy the party but more of showing the party leaders their stand on what they thought of the party leadership. He said they were forced to take such a drastic action to quit the party as whatever they have brought up their grievances, it went unheard and unsolved.
Chang echoed and said,
“What happen to the Forward Plan after we lost heavily? Why was there no change in the party leadership as promised during the Triennial Delegates conference? Why was some party members so ashame of being known as SUPP members,” he asked.
Reading from a Mandarin statement, Lee said the party leaders never listen to the grassroot voices but on the top level, they were enjoying their own lifestyles. He said they were all sad to make such a decision and was not out to destroy the party.
“Who knows if the party is ready to reform and change, we may come back,” he added.