Bersatu denies favouritism claims by ex-leader

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Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) secretary-general Shahruddin Md Salleh denied the claims of favouritism within the party by former Bersatu leader Kamarulazman Habibur Rahman.

"With regard to Kamarulazman's claims that there is a favouritism culture in appointing Bersatu division chiefs which caused him to quit the party, Bersatu denies these allegations," Shahruddin said in a statement today.

He said that any leadership appointments were done based on thorough consultation with all stakeholders in the party.

Even Kamarulazman was appointed as the Teluk Kemang Bersatu division chief after discussions with various parties at the grassroots level, he added.

"The top leadership of Bersatu is trying their best in appointing the division chiefs by taking into account the contribution of any candidates, their experience, their leadership skills and their popularity with the local community," Shahruddin said...

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