BN YB Roland Sagah's 'Cottage Industry' - Expose!

BN YB Roland Sagah's 'Cottage Industry' - Expose!

23 Mar 2012

Blatant - you can reach this YB at his office address at Cottage Holdings Sdn Bhd, a multi-million ringgit public contractor!!

Outraged readers of Sarawak Report have been queuing up to dish the dirt on BN’s Dirty Datuks over the past few days.

We have received widespread information about corrupted practices from insiders, who are clearly sickened by the greedy YBs, who have been cheating their constituents for decades.

And it seems that many of those YBs, who have been in office longest, have lost any shame over admitting that they use their positions as elected representatives to get public contracts.

Roland Sagah Wee Inn, Assemblyman for Tarat, who has been in office since 1996, is one such example.

He openly proclaims on his Sarawak Page entry, next to his lengthy political career, the fact that he is also the Director of Cottage Holdings Sdn Bhd.

Cottage Holdings is a contractor, which has received a string of public commissions ever since Sagah got his seat in 1996!

Tight shot - the private office where you had best try reaching this publicly elected official. Hope he has time for his constituent business with all those contracts to worry about!

RM50million in state contracts

Cottage Holdings may sound a humble affair, but it actually does very big business indeed.

Under the title of ‘General Works” and ‘Transportation Services’, it has won a numerous public contracts.

Starting in 1998, two years after Sagah settled into office as a faithful PBB State Assemblyman, the work has just flowed into the company from the grateful government.

The list at the official Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) shows no less than 59 major public contracts totalling some RM50 million !

H.Maklumat Projek:
Bil Tajuk Tarikh Anugerah Nilai (RM) Kilen
1. Proposed Operation And Maintanence Of Tidal Control Gates And Other Associated Works At Asajaya Drainage Scheme For Year 2012, Asajaya District, Samarahan Division 02-02-2012 RM 171,300.00 JABATAN PENGAIRAN & SALIRAN SARAWAK (BAHAGIAN SAMARAHAN)
2. Construction & Completion Of Re-Roofing & Associated Renovation Works To Astana 23-12-2011 RM JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
3. Construction & Completion Of Re-Roofing & Associated Renovation Works To Astana 23-12-2011 RM 1,258,300.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
4. Construction of RC Road To Jalan Kampung From Rumah Radau To Rumah Kaong, Undop, Sri Aman 01-12-2011 RM 432,400.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
5. Construction of RC Road To Jalan Sungai Putong, Undop, Sri Aman Division 01-12-2011 RM 435,000.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
6. The Construction And Completion Of Security Guard House And Infrastructure Works At Batang Ai Power Station 22-11-2011 RM 220,704.00 SYARIKAT SESCO BERHAD
7. Prop. Const. & Comp. Of A New 355mm HDPE Pipeline From Mile 15 Traffic Light Junction (Jln Mambong Junction) To Connect To The Existing Kpg Duras Pipeline Along Kuching/Serian Road 07-10-2011 RM 865,000.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
8. Const. & Comp. Of Prop.Concrete Footpath, Galvanized Railing & Improvement Of Existing Footpath At Jln Song Thian Cheok, Jln Padungan, Jln Bukit Mata & Jln Tunku Abdul Rahman 24-06-2011 RM 390,985.00 MAJLIS BANDARAYA KUCHING SELATAN
9. Construction & Completion Of The Proposed Taman Bimbingan Kanak-Kanak (Tabika) At Kampung Seduku, Lingga Sri Aman 07-02-2011 RM 418,390.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
10. Baikpulih Jalan Bandar Serian (Fasa I) 14-12-2010 RM 509,155.00 MAJLIS DAERAH SERIAN
11. Menaiktaraf Jalan Di Kampung Sinjan/Sungai Bedil 28-10-2010 RM 458,588.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
12. Proposed Guardrail Installation At Various Location Along CH24+000 – /CH58+000 Jalan Kuching/Sibu 01-10-2010 RM 1,399,455.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
13. Construction Of Road At Kubu Mali & Gereja Kubu Mali, Skrang, Sri Aman Division 01-10-2010 RM 218,300.00 JABATAN AKAUNTAN NEGARA CAWANGAN TERENGGANU
14. Const. And Comp. Of 5-Units Single Storey Staff Quarters And Guard House At Selangau 275kV Substation, Security Guardhouse At Sibu Regional Office, Sibu 01-09-2010 RM 576,116.45 SYARIKAT SESCO BERHAD
15. Pembesaran Kpg. Salak/ Kpg. Pasir Panjang/ Kpg. Pasir Pandak, Santubong 20-04-2010 RM 11,306,835.40 JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
16. Proposed Re-Roofing Works For Bangunan Pustaka 16-12-2009 RM 288,000.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
17. Proposed Re-roofing Works For Bangunan Pustaka 16-12-2009 RM 288,000.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA MIRI
18. Proposed Repair And Upgrading Works To Limbang Business Premises on 21-08-2009 RM 337,373.00 PERBADANAN PEMBANGUNAN EKONOMI SARAWAK
19. Proposed Rehabilitation Works At Asajaya Drainage Scheme Block IV, 07-01-2009 RM JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
20. Re-tender: Proposed Replacement of Soil, Waste & Vent Piping System and Water Storage Tank at Wisma Bapa Malaysia, Petra Jaya 17-12-2008 RM 846,300.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
21. Proposed Improvement Works To The Existing skylight Roofing At The Indoor Stadium Sarawak, 21-10-2008 RM 274,000.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA
22. Construction & Completion Of The Proposed Renovation Works To UPKJ, State Financial Secretary Office, Floor 7, Bangunan Satok 28-07-2008 RM 329,360.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA
23. Const. & Comp. Of Prop. Improvement Works At Padi Infrastructure Improvement Project (PIIP) At Rh Johnson, Seduku Panjai 27-05-2008 RM 460,999.00
24. T/097/06/2007 Site clearing and earth filling works for Proposed Animal Quarantine Complex at Bako, Kuching Division 21-09-2007 RM 780,638.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA
25. Proposed Reconstruction Of The Concrete Drain Along Jalan Bunga Raya, Kampung Pinang Jawa 23-07-2007 RM 183,323.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
26. Proposed Design, Construction, Erection, Completion, Testing And Commissioning Of 100FT Monopole At Lot 1345, Block 2, Sungai Merah Town District (Wong Ting Hock Lane)- T1100033 17-05-2007 RM 230,000.00 SACOFA SDN BHD
27. The Const. & Comp. Of The Prop. Renovation To The Botany Building At Sarawak Biodiversity, Semengoh, Jln Borneo Heights, 16-05-2007 RM 499,760.00 PUSAT KEPELBAGAIAN SARAWAK
28. The Proposed Construction And Completion Of 2 Units Semi-Detached Type ‘B’ Factory (sublots 21 And 22) For Phase 1, Stakan Mixed Development At Jalan Stakan, 07-03-2007 RM 367,714.00 BORNEO DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (SARAWAK) SDN. BHD.
29. Construction And Completion Of New Government Quarters At Asajaya, Samarahan Division 15-08-2006 RM 632,677.00 JABATAN KERJA RAYA
30. Proposed Railing (Parapet) Improvement To Satok Flyover, 13-07-2006 RM 267,500.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
31. Proposed Design, Const & Completion Of Pesantren Abdul Taib Mahmud (PATM) Di Sadong Jaya, Kota Samarahan (Road, Car Parks, Drains & Turfing) 26-04-2006 RM 938,500.00 BORNEO DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (SARAWAK) SDN. BHD.
32. Watermain Extension To RH Gendang, 12-04-2006 RM JABATAN KERJA RAYA SARAWAK
33. Prop. Renovation Works To Store, Accounts, GIs/IT, Mechanical Branch, JKR Headquarters, Wisma Saberkas 17-03-2006 RM 337,002.39 JABATAN KERJA RAYA
34. Proposed Upgrading Of Road and Drainage in Batu Lintang Residential Area, 11-11-2005 RM 861,168.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
35. The Proposed Construction and Completion of 6 Units Detached Factory (4 units Type ‘A’ Sublot 1-2 & 5-6 And 2 units Type ‘B’ Sublot 23-24) For Phase 1 Stakan Jaya Mixed Development at Jalan Stakan Melayu, 25-10-2005 RM 1,104,098.00 BORNEO DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (SARAWAK) SDN. BHD.
36. Proposed New Tai Chi Plaza, Water Feature (1 & 2), Service Road, Compound Lightings, Walkway A And The Upgrading Of Jogging Track At Kuching Park, Kuching. 10-03-2005 RM 863,318.00 MAJLIS BANDARAYA KUCHING SELATAN
37. Proposed Road And Drainage Improvement At Taman Sejoli And Jalan Menggris, Kuching. 16-12-2004 RM 888,612.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
38. The Construction And Completion Of The Proposed 12 Units Of Double Storey Semi-Detached Houses On Lot 1473, Block 18, Salak Land District 13-10-2003 RM 1,493,064.00 BORNEO DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (SARAWAK) SDN BHD
39. Proposed Drainage Improvement At Jln Tunku, Awang Wal, Baki Liber & Tan Sri Abang Marzuki, Kg. Tunku Of Jln Astana 14-04-2003 RM 1,543,638.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
40. Proposed Premixing Of Various Road In Sri Aman District, Bhgn Sri Aman For The Year 2003 07-04-2003 RM 781,782.21 MAJLIS DAERAH SRI AMAN
41. Prop Road & Drainage Improvement At Jln Kapor, Lorong Kapor 7A, 9 & 9A 28-02-2003 RM 878,388.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
42. Proposed Upgrading Of Jalan Muhibbah 12-12-2002 RM 1,312,000.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
43. Prop. Drainage & Road Improvement Along Jln. Hj. Bolhassan & Jln. Patinggi Ali 12-12-2002 RM 788,000.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
44. Prop. Upgrading Work & Improvement To Existing Multi-Proposed Hall At RPR Phase II, Jalan Astana 24-10-2002 RM 1,167,087.10 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
45. Upgrading Of Jln Tun Abang Haji Openg – Traffic Light Junction For Bulatan Dato Bandar, 17-07-2002 RM 901,688.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
46. Proposed Nursery At Depo DBKU, Jalan Depo, Petra Jaya 08-04-2002 RM 640,815.48 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
47. Proposed Improvement /Upgrading Of Various Road With Asphaltic Concrete (Premix)/ Bitumen Tarsealing In Sri Aman District 01-04-2002 RM 707,543.50 MAJLIS DAERAH SRI AMAN
48. Proposed Footpath/ Cycleway Network At Lorong Sky Garden 8A, 8A1, 8A2 And Part Of Jalan Stapok 18-03-2002 RM 583,000.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
49. Construction & Completion Of Proposed Pusat Jagaan Harian Warga Tua 25-01-2002 RM 549,769.80 JKR SARAWAK
50. Proposed Upgrading Of Jalan Taman Budaya 31-12-2001 RM 938,300.00 DEWAN BANDARAYA KUCHING UTARA
51. Proposed Drainage Improvement Works At Sg. Sinjan Kecil, Petra Jaya, Kuching Division, Sarawak. 28-06-2000 RM 738,186.00 JABATAN PENGAIRAN DAN SALIRAN SARAWAK
52. C & C Of Lower Sadong Drainage Scheme, Samarahan Division, Sarawak. 15-12-1999 RM 1,169,576.00
53. Proposed Drainage Improvement At Kampung Semariang Batu, Kuching, Sarawak. 12-10-1999 RM 673,339.00
54. Improve. Roads, Kg.Roads, Begu & Sidanau, Sekuduk/Chupak, Bayur & Bawang, Selang Laut, Stampin-Lrg.3 & 7 & Kg.Bt.Kitang. 06-10-1999 RM 638,548.00
55. Proposed Demak Laut Hawker’s Centre On Lot 1124, Block 7, Muara Tebas Land District, Kuching, Sarawak. 19-08-1999 RM 1,657,768.30
56. Proposed Foothpath/Cycle Network For The Kuching Millenium Park, Petra Jaya, Kuching, Sarawak. 13-08-1999 RM 535,880.00
57. C & C Of 2 Blocks Of 4-Storey 6 Units Class ‘F’ Flat At Sek. Men. Kerajaan Bakong, Beluru, Miri Division, Sarawak. 03-05-1999 RM 1,983,800.00
58. Improvement, Repair & Re-painting Works To SM Sains Miri, Miri Division, Sarawak. 25-11-1998 RM 536,888.00
59. Const. & Comp. Of Klinik Desa At Kuala Mendalam, Limbang Div., Sarawak 06-11-1998 RM 545,000.00

RM50 million in contracts may not be the same sort of money that the likes of Alfred Jabu, the Deputy Chief Minister has been making out of the companies his own family runs. Or indeed Daud Abdul Rahman’s Eastbourne Corporation construction and property empires, which are worth billions.

However, as a former barrister trained at Grays Inn, London, Roland Sagah can only be too aware of what constitutes conflict of interest.  And he knows that his new career as a part-time politician/ part-time construction company director is a very good example of it.

Clearly, he just wasn’t making enough out of his legal practice and his Assemblyman’s salary to keep him and his wife happy.  In fact it is his wife, Kelly Ak Rebid, who lives with him at his home, aptly named Mirubuh Cottage, who is his fellow Director and Sharholder of the company!

The husband and wife team owning the multi-million ringgit construction company Cottage Holdings Sdn Bhd

Have these so-called representatives of the people no shame or has BN become so utterly and helplessly corrupt, that these YB’s have lost sight between what is right and wrong and no longer bother to hide their misdeeds?

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