Shafie thwarted Umno by dissolving Sabah assembly, says Zahid

Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will be working with Barisan Nasional component parties on seat allocation in the snap polls. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 30, 2020.

UMNO’S plan to form the government in Sabah has been thwarted by caretaker chief minister Mohd Shafie Apdal’s move to dissolve the state assembly, said Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Ahmad Zahid said Shafie’s advice to governor Juhar Mahiruddin not to form the state government through defections has foiled Umno’s attempt.

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  • Shafie on this account has more integrity then those back door entry people. Zahid if you are so fucking confident why not call for a snap election. Ops that call is not by you but you can surely mooted the idea right if you got the guts. Pak Din will still try to hand on as long as possible with his back room team trying to brokers things out. A scene of typical Malaysian politics.

    Posted 1 month ago by Teruna Kelana

  • "A lesson to other states"? Huh, you mean it's better to allow crossover than to allow rakyat to vote?

    Posted 1 month ago by A Subscriber

  • Mahyudin should take the cue from Sabah and likewise dissolve parliament for a snap election at the federal level Let the rakyat decide once again which government they prefer to find an end this silly poltical episode which has impacted the country badly during this pandemic period. The idiotic leaders from both camps are selfish, greedy and inconsiderate jostling who should keep power.Their actions amounts to holding the nation at ransom.

    Posted 1 month ago by Anwar Ismail