The Barisan Nasional (BN) in Paginatan is ready to face the general election, said Industrial Development Minister Datuk Ewon Ebin. He said the spirit of unity and cooperation between all the BN component parties in the area is so strong that it will be an advantage to whoever is selected to contest the seat for the ruling coalition. Ewon, who is also Paginatan assemblyman, said the Government’s ability to see and manage the various problems faced by the people supports his optimism that the BN will win big in the area. “For example, the provision of RM700 for each student under the poor students trust fund, scholarships, uniforms and textbooks are contributions which cannot be found in any other Governments in the world,” he said when officially opening the Kampung Dambalang Marakau branch’s BN election headquarters and the new Kampung Tinanom community hall recently. During the event, Ewon presented cash assistance from the Government to senior citizens, single mothers, the sick and the less fortunate. He also approved a RM8,000 budget to repair the suspension bridge in Longui Marakau, RM6,000 for the construction of a kitchen at the community hall and RM2,000 to purchase female uniforms for Kampung Tinanom.