The exodus continues: Former Umno sec-gen, Tanah Merah MP leave


  • Nation
  • Friday, 14 Dec 2018

PETALING JAYA: Former Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Mohd Radzi Sheikh Aman is latest to defect to Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia while another MP has quit the party, according to Malaysiakini.

According to the news portal, Bersatu secretary-general Marzuki Yahya confirmed that Radzi joined the party on Thursday (Dec 13).

"Yes, I have handed him his membership card yesterday (Dec 13)," he was quoted as saying on Friday.

Radzi was the former de facto law minister during Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi's tenure as premier from 2004 to 2006, and a former home minister from 2006 to 2008.

He also served as a Kangar MP until the 13th general election in 2013, declining to run.

Malaysiakini also reported that Umno's Tanah Merah MP Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz has resigned from the party.

Ikmal Hisham, also the Tanah Merah division chief, announced his resignation and said the decision was made with his constituents' best interest at heart.

His departure means that Umno only has 43 seats in Parliament.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Marine police arrest teen, seize illicit ciggies worth over RM200,000
FT Pakatan Youth lodges report over repeal of Emergency Ordinances without King’s approval
Covid-19: 134 new deaths bring total fatalities to 8,859
Cops detain 228 for SOP violations on Thursday (July 30)
EMCO in 22 localities in Sabah, Pahang from Aug 1-14
Covid-19: Nine clusters, 450 new cases in Sarawak
Sabah to change policy to contain rising Covid-19 infections
Hisham: Over one million AstraZeneca vaccine doses received from Saudi Arabia
Body of drowned man found in Sg Muar
Providing more vaccines among new improvements under Johor’s IMMUPlan, says MB

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers