by BERNAMA/ pic by TMR FILE
THE Deputy Speaker of Dewan Rakyat, Nga Kor Ming (picture) today announced his resignation from the post with immediate effect.
Nga who is also Teluk Intan Member of Parliament said he made the decision as a mark of solidarity with former Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof and only wants to serve a government which has a mandate from the people.
“I will sign my resignation letter and hand it to the Secretary of the Dewan Rakyat shortly,” he said in a press conference in Parliament here today.
Earlier, the government’s motion to vacate the post of Dewan Rakyat Speaker was passed with 111 MPs supporting it while 109 voted against it.