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IS THIS THE FIRST MALAY CANDIDATE TO TRY FOR 2017 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION?

I live in Sengkang. I received this flyer and name card from an Independent candidate who claimed to be doing a constituency visit recently. As there are no by-elections at the moment, I can surmise that this Malay uncle is hoping to be an independent candidate in the September 2017 presidential election. Unfortunately for Mr Osman, while the presidential election is reserved for Malays, it still has a criteria and common Malays are unlikely to qualify. I doubt that Mr Osman who is a businessman, has a paid-up capital of at least S$100 million. He is neither the chairman of a board of directors nor the CEO of a statutory board.

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