Pakatan leadership against fielding ex-Umno reps in Malacca polls, Anwar says

Alfian Z.M. Tahir

PKR president Anwar Ibrahim says an independent committee will be established to look into the acceptance of two former Umno members into Pakatan Harapan. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 23, 2021.

THE Pakatan Harapan (PH) leadership was against the move to field Idris Haron and Nor Azman Hassan as candidates under the coalition banner in the Malacca elections, but gave in following persuasion from PH Malacca leaders, said Anwar Ibrahim.

The PKR president said the names of the former Umno members were brought to PH national leaders by Malacca PH leaders.

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  • You guys were the committee which agreed.
    Stop passing the buck, and accept responsibility.
    You are just digging a bigger hole for yourself.

    Posted 1 month ago by Arul Inthirarajah

  • Didnt Anwar make a press statement that PH cannot just abandon the frogs..?

    Posted 1 month ago by Elyse Gim

  • Real cop out by DSAI. The buck stops at you. Just own up and move on. People respect ownership of issues and problems but despise those who shift blame.

    Posted 1 month ago by Bartok D