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Sahruddin Jamal front runner to be next MB, say sources

Hariz Mohd, Lu Wei Hoong & Alyaa Alhadjri  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Following Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian's resignation, Bersatu Johor state executive council member Sahruddin Jamal appears to be the front runner to become the next Menteri Besar.

On Sunday, speculations were rife that Osman would to tender his resignation, with Sahruddin touted to be his replacement.

At the 9th Malaysia-Singapore Leaders' Retreat in Putrajaya today, Sahruddin was present alongside Mahathir, while Osman was absent.

This further fueled the speculation, as representation of Johor at the retreat is vital given that the state borders Singapore...

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