Press Statement by Lim Guan Eng in Georgetown on Wednesday, 8th April 2009:
Mohammad Fairus resignation as Penang Deputy Chief Minister I takes effect immediately on 8th April 2009
The Penang State Exco has decided to let Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng decide on the position of Deputy Chief Minister I. This appointment is the prerogative of the Penang Chief Minister who will consult with all relevant parties.
The Penang Chief Minister will held a Press Conference at 11.30am tomorrow on this matter. YB Mohammad Fairus resignation as Deputy Chief Minister I takes effect immediately today and is no longer on Exco member. However YB Mohammad Fairus still retains all privileges as Penang PR ADUN.
* Lim Guan Eng, DAP Secretary-General & Penang Chief Minister; Member of Parliament for Bagan