By Zaki Salleh
Photo MB Perak
IPOH: Not only ordinary people, but even the Menteri Besar Perak has to deal with the whims of grandchildren during school holidays.
Datuk Seri Saarani Mohamad shared on his Facebook page when he took his grandchildren to a toy store.
From the attached photo, the appearance of the Menteri Besar Perak is just like any other grandfather when surrounded by his grandchildren.
In the post, Saarani mentioned that he cleared his schedule during school holidays and public holidays to spend time with some of his grandchildren.
“Spending time with grandchildren, during the school holidays, they all come back to Lenggong.
“They haven’t spent time with Atok for a long time, they told me. They asked Atok to buy them toys. Some wanted Beyblades, some wanted toy guns.
“So, I took them to Mr. DIY store, and they were so excited. We catered to them,” said Menteri Besar Perak.
His post received positive reactions from netizens, with many praising Saarani for meeting his grandchildren’s wishes.
Some of the comments from netizens include:
Norha Aiman Syafiq: “Great, Atok! It’s rare for VIPs at your level to shop for marhaen (cheapest) brands.”
Hamimah Ngah Karim: “It’s good to see Dato spending time with his grandchildren even with his busy schedule managing the state.”
Nur Intan Berlian: “Great grandfather… they know that their grandfather has a lot of money.”
Chuankeat Wu: “Grandchildren live with bright hopes when their grandfather is so patient with them, waiting for their little hearts to decide on a toy.”
The post received 1,400 likes and over 100 comments.