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S’poreans apologise to PM Lee: ‘Sorry we gave you too strong mandate, caused your Cabinet to have too many ministers’

Posted on 01 October 2015

This put PM Lee in a tight spot.


Singaporeans from all walks of life, who are from the 70 percent and who know they have made a mistake, have come out to apologise to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

This after they realised that they gave the PAP too strong a mandate by voting 83 out of 89 of their MPs into parliament and causing the Cabinet to be filled with too many ministers.

One Singaporean, Dui Bu Qi, said: “I would like to say sorry to PM Lee Hsien Loong as I and my fellow 70 percent Singaporeans gave our leader a headache by making his Cabinet have too many ministerial calibre candidates.”

“We should have voted more for the opposition, send more of their candidates into parliament and put some PAP ministers into retirement automatically, then none of this headache would have occurred.”

Other Singaporeans said they are highly apologetic that their votes for the PAP has put PM Lee in a tough spot.

Tui Siew, another local, said: “Because we voted in so many PAP MPs, PM Lee is left with the unenviable task of retiring ministers, which he has proven to be really bad at doing.”

“But we can tell PM Lee is being very diplomatic: He simply did not retire any ministers but kept all of them and made more newer positions to accommodate everyone’s feelings.”

“All 70 percent of Singaporeans would have approved of this move.”






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