Najib, Zahid seek popularity with call for more EPF withdrawals, says MP


Ragananthini Vethasalam

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (left) and Najib Razak are piling pressure on the government to allow people to use more of their retirement funds to weather the Covid-19 and flood disasters. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 5, 2022.

UMNO leaders Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Najib Razak are competing to be popular by pressuring the government to allow people to withdraw more of their Employees Provident Fund (EPF) savings before retirement, said Bangi MP Ong Kian Ming.

He said Najib’s past actions involving the EPF when he was prime minister showed that he had only his own self-interest and not the people’s welfare at heart.


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