By Ibrahim Mahsen
SARIKEI, Jan 13 (Bernama) -- Staying up late into the night to approach the people and finding out their problems and grouses has become a daily routine for Sarawak Chief Minister's political secretary for the Sarikei parliamentary constituency, Teng Ung Woo.
The 44-year-old Sarikei native who holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from the University of Otago in New Zealand, said he was now used to such a routine to carry out the responsibilities he had undertaken when he joined Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) almost 20 years ago.
For instance, he said, all the programmes held in the past three years had been meticulously organised to ensure that no area or people were left out or overlooked.
"Sometimes I feel that I talk and meet the people more than my own family. I feel close to the people," Teng, who is also the Sarikei SUPP vice chairman told Bernama here.
Following his frequent visits, Teng is now well acquainted with the Sarikei parliamentary constituency, which comprised 300 Iban longhouses, 10 Malay villages, two Chinese village zones and settlements, and knew many of the people there.....