PETALING JAYA: Pasir Salak MP Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman accepts his removal as a member of the Umno supreme council.
"The president (Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi) has the right to appoint and remove members.
"That is his right and I have no issue with it," he said at a press conference Monday (June 27).
On Friday (June 24), Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan confirmed that Tajuddin had been dropped from the Umno supreme council.
He said Tajudin was appointed to the position and Ahmad Zahid had the right to remove him from the supreme council.
Ahmad Zahid had also said that Tajuddin should not be surprised by his removal and should know the reasons behind it.
Tajuddin’s termination as the council member was made through a letter dated June 21 from Ahmad Maslan.