DPM Teo tells Hougang residents: Desmond Choo is a very ‘good’ man
Posted by temasektimes on April 7, 2012
Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has heaped generous praises on the PAP grassroots adviser in Hougang Desmond Choo to promote him to Hougang residents.
“Desmond Choo has been working hard in Hougang. He is a very good man. I hope Hougang residents can elect the best candidate to plan for their long-term future. I have worked with Desmond Choo. He is a very good and sincere person.”
DPM Teo also reassured Hougang residents that the government has not forgotten them.
“All of us are very concerned with the residents in Hougang. We do not wish to see Hougang’s predicament being repeated in other places.”
Despite losing Hougang to Workers Party’ Yaw Shin Leong in the last General Election, Mr Choo continues to work hard in Hougang to serve its residents.
The seat of Hougang was left vacant after Yaw was sacked from the Workers Party for his alleged sordid extra-marital affairs with multiple women, including a party member who contested in the election.
While Hougang is left in limbo with the sudden departure of Yaw and the ongoing internal turmoil engulfing the Workers Party, Mr Choo has been serving Hougang residents faithfully during his weekly ‘tea-party’ sessions conducted at Hougang Community Club.
In the absence of WP, the number of Hougang residents seeking Mr Choo’s help has increased from around five per session before Yaw’s sex scandal to more than forty now.
During an election rally last year, WP Chief Low Thia Kiang promised Hougang residents that WP would never ‘abandon’ them. Less than a year later, they are left without a MP as Yaw simply left them in the lurch without even bidding farewell.
To learn more about Mr Choo, please visit his Facebook page here.