Darryl David joins Prime Minister's Ang Mo Kio GRC team
The PAP candidates for Ang Mo Kio GRC, Sengkang West SMC and Hougang SMC were announced Saturday morning (Aug 15) at the party's Punggol-South branch in Hougang
The Ang Mo Kio team, led by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, includes current GRC MPs Ang Hin Kee and Dr Intan Azura Mokhtar as well as new additions, Darryl David and Koh Poh Koon.
Mr David, 44, is a former TV host and currently Deputy Director of Temasek Polytechnic's School Of Design.
Dr Koh, 43, is a colorectal surgeon with his own practice. He is also a visiting consultant to Singapore General Hospital and Changi Hospital.
They replace retiring MPs Inderjit Singh and Seng Han Thong.
The recent boundary changes also bring in Gan Tiam Poh to the six-member team. His Pasir Ris - Punggol GRC ward is now part of Ang Mo Kio GRC.
Also announced were the candidates for Sengkang West and Hougang SMCs.
Dr Lam Pin Min will defend his Sengkang West seat with newcomer Mr Lee Hong Chuang (pictured below) standing for Hougang.
Mr Lee, 45, is a Senior IT manager at IBM and has been volunteering for over 26 years. He was also Team manager for the National Gymnastics Team.
While Mr David and Mr Lee are first-time candidates, Dr Koh had contested in the 2013 Punggol by-election that was won by the Workers' Party.