Nurul Izzah top pick for education minister, finds TMI poll

The Malaysian Insight

MORE than half of Malaysians polled picked Nurul Izzah Anwar ahead of former international trade minister Mustapa Mohamed to be the next education minister.

According to an online poll by The Malaysian Insight, 52.2%, or 775 respondents, preferred that the 39-year-old Permatang Pauh MP take over from Maszlee Malik, who resigned yesterday.

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  • T M I. Please don't try to force upon people to agree to yr selection whereas in the first instance she doesn't have the academic credentials to be a Minister even. It's best she serves the PermatangPauh constituency and nothing more because that's her maximum capability.

    Posted 4 years ago by Abdul Rashid

    • well said.

      Posted 4 years ago by Ahmad pauzi md yusof

  • Nurul is too soft. She'll not be able to handle it. Rafidah Aziz will be the most suitable candidate to be the Minister of Education. She's tough and has vision of how to bring Malaysia to be on par with developing countries.

    Posted 4 years ago by Jordan Lee

    • From zero to hero. Everyone forget about the APs and her son in law

      Posted 4 years ago by S L

    • She is totally loyal to Mahathir and is his greatest defender. You wouldnt want her in cabinet because she will create more chaos blindly defending her master.

      Posted 4 years ago by Elyse Gim

    • you will never be happy in your life. Never ending vengeance.

      Posted 4 years ago by Ahmad pauzi md yusof

  • Its a Bersatu portfolio so it must be replaced with another Bersatu candidate. nurul and Saifuddin are from PKR.

    Posted 4 years ago by Elyse Gim

  • What? The cry baby MP for Education Minister??!! That is nonsense. Remember, Nurul was the MP who voluntarily resigned her PKR VP post, resigned her TVET Head position and resigned her Penang PKR Divisional head postion - all because she was upset and unhappy with the way the PH government was run.. She was not happy with the decisions by the Prime Minister.
    Now, she wants to go back to the same PH government that she condemned before? How selfish can she be? What a hypocrite..

    Posted 4 years ago by Kampung Boy

    • Nurul has more brains than most people and very highly educated. She resigned because she did not like Mahathir acting arbitrarily. She called him a dictator. She was right. Not many AB carriers in UMNO , BN or PH can have the guts to do that-she is an admirable young lady!

      Posted 4 years ago by Jimmy Bonds

  • Yes, it should be a non nonsense person.. Like Rafidah Aziz..

    Posted 4 years ago by Kampung Boy

  • Ordinary Nurul A, would be a fantastic pick but in view of the fact that her father Anwar Ibrahim will be the next PM and her mother is now DPM-it wont be right. Rafidah Aziz aka Ms P is NEVER a good choice. We must never invite those who were in UMNO for the past 30 plus years. Rafidah, LIke Saifudah and the other are all very,very BAD choices. Malaysia needs smart people not jackasses who over the past 40 over years brought Malaysian education to being one of the WORST in SE Asia. Let PH chose, and NOT BERSATU-we want our children to be united. Bersatu is a racist party and soon should be forgotten if Malaysia is truly a democracy. Racism has no place in Malaysia.

    Posted 4 years ago by Jimmy Bonds