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Strong in Umno, but weak in the elections

Salhan K Ahmad  |  Published:  |  Modified:

COMMENT The festivities surrounding Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s speech in Sabah last weekend are reminiscent of the 13th general election campaign.

Those following the telecast of the event in Tawau would have seen an eyeful of ‘I Love PM’ banners held up by participants filling up every inch of the television screen.

It was reported that 40,000 were there in solidarity with Najib. Fittingly, Najib said he will not step down just because of pressure from one man – former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

He saw the pressure from Mahathir as merely a test. In fact, he said, Mahathir faced a bigger test in his time...

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