Syed Saddiq: Trolled as “Mat Lajak Minister”

Syed Saddiq: Trolled as “Mat Lajak Minister”

PUCHONG – Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman was mocked after he suggested youths involve in dangerous bicycle activities or mat lajak are trained and nurtured.

Syed Saddiq today tweeted that he’d been criticised and mocked after giving the suggestion.

“I was scorned and called Mat Lajak Minister after sincerely trying to educate, not to punish,” he said.

Syed Saddiq said he only meant to create a safe space for youth to cycle and educate them through Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).

“I want to safeguard their future,” he said.

By Irman Hashim

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