IPOH: Seni Silat Gayung Ghaib Malaysia Association president Ibrahim Mat Zin, better known as ‘Raja Bomoh Malaysia’, announced today that he will be running as an independent candidate in the Bagan Datuk parliamentary constituency.
The 68-year-old man said 26 other candidates from the association would also be contesting as independent candidates nationwide.
He said his deputy, Leman Kanaullah, 55, who is known as “Badang Malaysia“, would be contesting in the Pangkor state seat.
“This is not a gimmick for us to contest in the constituencies of Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir.
“We believe we can win with the support of our association’s five million members.
“We are not afraid to contest even though we might lose our money,” he told a press conference here today.
He said he was not coerced by anyone to stand in Bagan Datuk. He said he wanted serve the people of the place where he was born.
“My promises include investing my own money, amounting to RM500 million, in the development of Bagan Datuk and its people.
“I will also offer my salary as a member of parliament if I win,” he said, adding that he had about 25,000 supporters in Bagan Datuk, including relatives, friends and students
Leman from Damar Laut, Lumut, said his purpose for running in GE14 was to work for the people.
“I believe I can win with the support of my 5,000 supporters,” he said.