Fading hopes of BN revival will cost Umno more MPs


Sheridan Mahavera

If Umno and BN do not contain the ripples from the defections of Noor Azmi Ghazali, Gerakan and Sarawak parties, it will likely lose more elected representatives and members. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 25, 2018.

LOW morale and dimming chances of a Barisan Nasional (BN) revival will in time cost Umno more lawmakers and weaken its ability to bounce back after its historic defeat in the 14th general election, analysts said.

They said Bagan Serai MP Noor Azmi Ghazali’s decision to quit BN reflected the level of morale in its lynchpin party Umno just a week ahead of party polls.


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  • UMNO members themselves did not do much - half the party election is uncontested. What do they expect the leadership to do if they do not do anything?

    Posted 3 years ago by Bigjoe Lam

  • Best for all of them to leave the coalition. UMNO is full of poor politicians. If the smart ones are smart, time to begin a new coalition or party that's inclusive.

    Posted 3 years ago by Cp4Ab0115m3n7 De Syurga