Datuk Seri Zahid headed to Long Lama in Mulu, which has a majority of Orang Ulu voters and proceeds to Bekenu, to meet the voters there who are mainly Malays and Melanau.

During his visit, he announced an allocation of RM70 million to build a bridge at Kampung Long Lama which is located at the Telang Usan constituency.

The deputy premier, earlier used the ferry services used by the people for their transportation in the area to visit two villages separated by Sungai Baram.