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PPP: When victory is declared on a battle not fought, there is no glory nor dignity

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People's Power Party has issued a statement in response to the recent development of the Presidential Election that will see Mdm Halimah Yacob as the sole candidate for the election and President of Singapore upon nomination day.

The statement was issued by Mr Syafarin Sarif, Chairman of People’s Power Party (PPP).

Below is the statement in full

The Elections Department announced on 11th of September 2017 that Madam Halimah Yacob is set to be the 8th President of the Republic Singapore, having been the only potential candidate to have been issued both the Malay Community Certificate and the Certificate of Eligibility.

This means that the other two presidential hopefuls, Mr Mohamed Salleh Marican and Mr Farid Khan were not successful in their application to stand although both gentlemen had also been issued the Malay Community Certificate each. Both had failed to satisfy the ridiculously stringent criteria imposed upon private sector applicants.

The People’s Power Party (PPP), first of all, would like to express gratitude to both gentlemen who had bravely stepped forward to provide an opportunity for Singapore citizens to choose their next Elected President reserved for the Malay community. Mr Salleh and Mr Farid had subjected........

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