A Company Linked To Mahathir's Sons Was Awarded A RM11 Mil Contract Days After GE14
One of his sons is the CEO, while the other is a major shareholder of the company.
Within a week after the 14th General Election (GE14), a subsidiary of Opcom Holdings Bhd was given an RM11.16 million contract by Telekom Malaysia (TM)
Malaysiakini reported yesterday, 31 July, that Opcom received the 'Rakan Unifi' contract on 14 May, just five days after GE14.
The 18-month long contract is for the installation and restoration of Unifi service, starting from 2 July this year to 31 December 2019.
The Star reported Opcom as being involved in the manufacturing of fibre optic cables and other cable-related products.
Sons of Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Tan Sri Mokhzani Mahathir and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir are involved in the company
Mokhzani is Opcom's chairman and CEO, while his younger brother Mukhriz is the largest shareholder of the company.
According to Malaysiakini, Mukhriz, who founded Opcom, holds 25.2% of the company's shares.
Opcom shares have surged 135% since May this year, closing at RM0.94 yesterday
You can read Opcom's statement in full here: