Citing loss of faith in central leadership, Sabah Umno leaders ditch party

Jason Santos

Sabah Umno leaders announcing their departure from the party at a hotel in Kota Kinabalu today. – The Malaysian Insight pic, December 12, 2018.

MORE than half of Sabah Umno’s top leaders quit the party today, calling into question the viability of the party’s chapter in the state.

Hajiji Mohd Noor, who was the Sabah Umno liaison chief and now the leader of the group leaving the party, said five MPs, nine assemblymen and 21 division heads will leave, taking with them more than 50% of the half a million Umno members in the Bornean state.

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  • I am not going to ask Zahid what is his reaction but I am going to ask Hadi what is he going to do about it that the Malay-Muslims MPs are slowly leaving your grand plan of uniting them. If you don't reply, it's okay as we know you are nothing other than one racist and useless religious bigot.

    Posted 2 years ago by Jackal Way

  • Sabah UMNO is partly the result of Dr Mahathir's Projek IC (citizenship for votes for reportedly almost a million people). Perhaps not a surprising move if they feel they are 'beholden' to TDM?

    Posted 2 years ago by Anak Kampung