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LABUAN, 20 April (Bernama) -- Pertandingan merebut kerusi Parlimen Labuan

menyaksikan pertembungan tiga penjuru dengan calon Barisan Nasional (BN) dicabar

calon PKR dan PAS.

Tiada calon bebas mengemukakan kertas pencalonan walaupun sebelum ini heboh

mengenai dua calon bebas akan bertanding.

Calon muka baharu BN, Rosman Isli yang diiringi hampir 1,000 penyokong tiba

di pusat penamaan calon di Kolej Matrikulasi Labuan pada 9.09 pagi dan

kemudiannya menyerahkan kertas pencalonannya.

Rosman diiringi pemangku ketua Umno Labuan Datuk Yunus Kurus, yang bertindak

sebagai pencadang dan naib ketua bahagiannya Datuk Bashir Alias sebagai


Calon PKR Tan Sri Ibrahim Menudin tiba pada 9.07 pagi diikuti calon PAS,

Hadnan Mohamad pada 9.12 pagi.



Pengumuman tiga penjuru itu diumumkan Pegawai Pengurus Pilihan raya

Mistirine Radin.

Bercakap kepada pemberita kemudian, Rosman berkata berdepan kedua-dua calon

pakatan pembangkang bukan satu cabaran kepadanya tetapi beliau tidak boleh

memandang ringan kedua-dua lawannya.

“Apa yang penting ialah untuk memastikan adanya kesinambungan bagi

pembangunan untuk penduduk di sini. Oleh itu, kita mesti memastikan kemenangan

dengan mandat yang besar daripada pengundi," katanya.

Rosman yakin Labuan akan kekal sebagai kubu kuat BN dan menyumbang satu

kerusi kepada BN.

Pada pilihan raya umum 2008, calon BN Datuk Yussof Mahal menewaskan calon

PAS Matusin Abdul Rahman dan calon bebas Lau Seng Kiat dengan majoriti 8,457




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