Netizens say why they believe Pritam Singh is 'the best” choice for next PM

Singapore— Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat's shock announcement on April 8 that he is stepping aside as the leader of the People's Action Party's (PAP

13/4/2021 4:38:00 PM

Singapore— Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat's shock announcement on April 8 that he is stepping aside as the leader of the People's Action Party's (PAP) fourth-generation (4G) team has thrown the race to be the next Prime Minister wide open. Netizens

Singapore— Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat's shock announcement on April 8 that he is stepping aside as the leader of the People's Action Party's (PAP

- Advertisement -Singapore— Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat’s shock announcement on April 8 that he is stepping aside as the leader of the People’s Action Party’s (PAP) fourth-generation (4G) team has thrown the race to be the next Prime Minister wide open.

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Netizens are weighing the merits of not only the 4G leaders Chan Chun Sing, Ong Ye Koon, Lawrence Wong and Desmond Lee.Some have even come out in favour of Workers’ Party leader Pritam Singh!Wait a minute — isn’t he the leader of the Opposition?- Advertisement -

And isn’t another PAP 4G leader expected to replace Mr Heng?Yes, but whoever becomes the PAP 4G leader is also expected to become the next Prime Minister.And that’s why Mr Pritam Singh’s name is being bandied about in the succession race, presumably by Workers’ Party supporters. headtopics.com

Of course, they are being premature. To become the PM, he has to face the voters first, and the country went to the polls only last year. But that’s not stopping his admirers from having their say.One netizen, in particular,on Facebook on Monday (Apr 12), along with a curriculum vitae of sorts—with information on the WP leader’s educational background, military service and political career.

The netizen, who goes by the name Nick Ee, captioned the photo, “Why not when the best is right in front of us?”It has since been shared over 400 times. Read more: The Independent »

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