Over the weekend, one of the social media posts of Workers’ Party MP Jamus Lim (Sengkang GRC) went viral, getting thousands of likes on both Facebook and Instagram.
He posted a photo of a dessert he had been given after having lunch earlier in the week. And since the dessert plate had the words “Thanks for making Sengkang great!” written on it in chocolate icing, Assoc Prof Lim guessed that it had come from a Sengkang resident.
“I had a lunch meeting earlier this week, and for dessert, the kitchen sent over a lovely message along with a delicious dessert (my wife and daughter, we have an unenviable weakness for chocolate),” he wrote in a Nov 13 (Sunday) post.
He added that he is “always very grateful of such little notes of appreciation, since that’s one of the few rewards for being in public service.”
However, the WP MP appears to not take such displays of gratefulness for granted and made a point that his work as a Member of Parliament is all about public service after all.
“But at the same time, I am also very mindful that we serve at the behest of our voters. This makes them our bosses, a fact that I occasionally joke about with my residents, but one that I actually truly believe, and try my best to reflect in what #TeamSengkang does,” he added.
This was praised by commenters on his post.
Other netizens commenting on Assoc Prof Lim’s post echoed the sentiments of the person who sent the dessert to him.
“You are THE man…Sengkang and everyone appreciates! Have a blessed Sunday, Sir!” wrote one commenter.
A former Sengkang resident also left a comment.
Another wrote, “Thanks for the hard work in listening & raising the feedback & concerns.”
“So proud of you in Parliament,” a netizen wrote.
A resident from 306B chimed in, “Thanks for the hard work!! I appreciate it!”
“Can tell it’s from the heart, keep up the great job,” wrote another.
“You have many fans outside of SK too,” wrote another.
Many netizens expressed appreciation for the work Assoc Prof Lim and the WP team does.
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