Shafie making move to replace Anwar as opposition leader, say analysts

Zaim Ibrahim

Warisan president Shafie Apdal led Sabah for 26 months but has yet to prove himself as a potential prime minister after losing the state elections in September. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 15, 2020.

WARISAN’S expansion plan to the peninsula is an effort by its president, Mohd Shafie Apdal, to compete with PKR President Anwar Ibrahim, said analysts.

The goals are not just to take over as opposition leader but as prime minister candidate for the next general election as well.

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  • Shafie can dream on (credit to Atok for putting planting that nonsense in his brain). If Anwar is 100 km away from becoming PM, Shafie is 1000x even further from it. The alternative to Anwar must be the younger creed that brings modern politics and fresh perspectives. Rafizi, Izzah, Nazmi, Fahmi, etc. Not another ex UMNO old guards/warlords that still see life through their racial lens

    Posted 1 year ago by NA Bayezid

  • Nothing is impossible! He's the right PM Candidate!

    Posted 1 year ago by Jordan Lee

  • Warisan is most welcome to Peninsula and why not after all as some parties here has been setup there across the South China Sea. Yes, I would say Shafie has a better chance then Anwar. He is much rationale and calmer, he make his statement without any hot air unlike Anwar. We must remember that he was the first broke rank with the thief when the former was in power that to me itself is something. Those of you who think he is dreaming, well actually its the reverse.

    Posted 1 year ago by Teruna Kelana