KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Dec 2008: Barisan Nasional candidate for the Kuala Terengganu parliamentary by-election Datuk Wan Ahmad Farid Wan Salleh took his oath as senator for a second term in the Dewan Negara today.
Also sworn-in as a senator today was Terengganu Wanita Umno vice-chief Fatimah Hamat.
Wan Ahmad Farid’s appointment as senator may not be for long as he will have to relinquish the post to contest in the Kuala Terengganu by-election, for which nomination is on 6 Jan 2009.
Polling for the by-election, which is held following the death of its Member of Parliment Datuk Razali Ismail on 28 Nov 2008, is on 17 Jan 2009. — Bernama