Nur Jazlan defends Zahid's 'many Umno MPs back Anwar' statement

Modified 24 Sep 2020, 1:58 am

Johor Umno leader Nur Jazlan Mohamed defended party president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's statement yesterday, where the latter said the party cannot stop its MPs from supporting PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim to form a new government.

Jazlan, who is the state Umno deputy chief, reportedly said that Zahid wanted to appease party grassroots who were unhappy with its cooperation with Bersatu.

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