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Attempt to field Najib's aide in Alor Gajah sparks BN revolt

Geraldine Tong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

A plan to field Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak's political secretary Wong Nai Chee in Alor Gajah has sparked revolt among local BN ranks.

According to Oriental Daily, MCA president Liow Tiong Lai reportedly informed incumbent Alor Gajah MP Koh Nai Kwong last night that he would be moved to the Machap state seat, which falls within the Alor Gajah parliamentary constituency.

Alor Gajah MCA responded by cancelling a party event scheduled for this Friday, with division secretary Chew Chong Lin even lashing out at Liow.

Chew told Sin Chew Daily that Liow, as MCA president, should not abuse his power to decide on election candidates, as it could result in a backlash...

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