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Najib takes a poetic swipe at Dr M, lauds Pak Lah's loyalty

Zikri Kamarulzaman  |  Published:  |  Modified:

GE14 | In a poem dedicated to his predecessor Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Najib Abdul Razak took a poetic swipe at his nemesis Dr Mahathir Mohamad and the caretaker Selangor government.

"Sungguhpun di negeri Selangor terjumpa baldi,

(Even though you find buckets in Selangor)

Kes denggi tertinggi di Darul Ehsan tetap kita perangi,

(We will still fight the biggest outbreak of dengue there)

Biarla pemimpin itu bawa hati ke Pulau Langkawi,

(Let that leader go to Langkawi)

Namun yang paling penting Pak Lah tetap setia kekal di sisi.

(What's most important is that Pak Lah (Abdullah) remains loyal by our side)," the caretaker prime minister recited the poem at the official launch of the National Cancer Institute in Putrajaya this morning...

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