KOTA KINABALU: Tan Sri Musa Aman has sought special dispensation and an extension of time to be sworn in as Sungai Sibuga Assemblyman on medical grounds from the Speaker of the Sabah Legislative Assembly.
The former Chief Minister made the application in a letter dated July 30, 2018 addressed to Speaker Datuk Syed Abas Syed Ali.
According to his Lead Counsel, Tengku Fuad Tengku Ahmad here today they were releasing the content of Musa’s letter in respond to the report in New Straits Times portal dated Aug 5 concerning the dateline which Musa and his son Yamani Hafez are to take their respective oaths as members of the Sabah Legislative Assemby and Parliament, respectively.
In his letter, Musa has informed the Speaker that he is and has been undergoing a series of medical treatments and tests for which he was hospitalised and where it is unsafe and ruinous to health for him to travel.
Musa also informed the Speaker that he is currently awaiting for the results of the numerous medical tests, diagnosis, as well as his future prognosis in respect of his immediate condition in order to determine first, his medical needs and second when it may be safe for him to endure the long flight back to Sabah.
Specifically, Musa’s doctors must determine the best way in which to plan his future regime of treatment in addition to making plans for his future care once he returns to Sabah.
Musa at present, through the advice of his medical doctors, has indicated that he is physically unfit to travel and that any such travel is injurious to his health.
Accordingly and in such circumstances, Musa in the letter has expressed his deep regret that he may be unable to be physically in Sabah for the purposes of taking his oath in the State Assembly.
Further, Musa had given his undertaking to update the Speaker and moreover has offered to extend a full medical report to the Speaker in the event that he requires the same.
He also thank all well-wishers and everyone who has prayed for him and for his safe and speedy recovery.
Musa also assured everyone that he will be returning soon and that he will be and is fit to take up his rightful and lawful position as Chief Minister of Sabah.-SabahNewsToday