Sunday, March 30, 2008

DATUK LEE KAH CHOON RESIGNS AS GERAKAN DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL

It is widely reported that GERAKAN Deputy Secretary-General and former Health Ministry Parliamentary Secretary Datuk Lee Kah Choon has quit all party posts with immediate effect.

Lee in a one-page letter resigned as Jalan Jelutong branch chairman, Jelutong division chairman, Penang Gerakan assistant secretary, state working committee member, central committee member and central working committee member.

As a lawyer, Lee told that he would continue to serve the party as an ordinary member, especially in Jelutong and Machang Bubok.

It was reported that Lee defeated DAP’s Karpal Singh for the Jelutong parliamentary seat in 1999 and retained the seat in 2004, while at the March 8 polls, he lost the Machang Bubok state seat to PKR's Tan Hock Leong.