MATUNGGONG, Sept 13 (Bernama) -- The delay in implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on Illegal Immigrants in Sabah does not mean that the federal government is not serious in resolving the matter.
In this regard, the people in Sabah should not be worried, said Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) Secretary General Datuk Johnny Mositun.
In a statement today, he explained that the delay was due to the need for a comprehensive and effective plan of action to resolve a complicated problem dating back several decades, 'an inherited problem that doesn't lend itself to any hasty or knee-jerk solution'.
He noted that the people in Sabah wanted a quick solution to the problem, that their impatience over the delay in implementing the RCI recommendations was understandable.
"But it is not fair to blame its Working Committee Chairman, Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan or PBS for not doing anything to see these recommendations implemented soon enough.....