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MP SPEAKS | Will PN do a good job with proclamation of emergency?

Lim Guan Eng

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MP SPEAKS | DAP expresses surprise at the request by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin for an emergency proclamation that will be enforced until Aug 1, when the movement control order (MCO) announced yesterday by him is only for 14 days (until Jan 26). This obvious discrepancy raises deep suspicion as to whether Muhyiddin is motivated solely by public health considerations to battle Covid-19?

Why the need for an MCO yesterday with an Emergency Proclamation today? This has caused confusion about poor governance and administration of the Perikatan Nasional government. Furthermore, the excuse given by Muhyiddin for an emergency is to overcome the call for an early general election.

Only Umno is making this demand (for early polls). All other political parties, including the opposition Pakatan Harapan and DAP, oppose the call for an early general election. Therefore, it does not make sense when Umno commands only 39... 

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