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Muhyiddin tries to glue together 'hot and cold' Sabah allies

Kow Gah Chie

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Modified 16 Sep 2020, 12:40 pm

SABAH POLLS | Perikatan Nasional, BN and PBS may call themselves allies in the Sabah election but the Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) alliance has been sending confusing signals since the campaign started on Sept 12.

From clashing on the chief ministerial candidate and seat allocation to endorsing independents contesting against their own allies and accusing each other of betrayal, PN, BN and PBS don't seem sure that they want to be friends.

In the face of this, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has tirelessly tried to bring the disparate allies together and today nudged them further into a formal alliance by binding them to a joint manifesto under GRS.

Speaking in Kota Kinabalu in the presence of representatives from PN, BN and PBS, Muhyiddin called the manifesto unprecedented and pledged to fulfil the Malaysia Agreement 1963.

His push to unite the Sabah opposition, is in part, to counter...

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