over,” he said, adding that the International Atomic Energy Agency found that energy levels in areas around Lynas were safe.
“This showed that voters in Kuantan were hoodwinked into feeling frightened.”
Najib said the people were also fed lies about 40,000 Bangladeshis brought into the country to vote for Barisan Nasional in GE13.
“If we are given news by orang fasikh (those who willingly commit sins), we must look at it closely. Otherwise, we may end up defaming others.”
Najib also called on members to better the 35,615-majority vote for BN in Pekan obtained in the last general election to 40,000.
There are 148 Umno branches here. Wanita Umno has 142 branches; Umno Youth, 125; and, Puteri Umno, 55. Pekan has 35,263 Umno members, with the number of registered voters standing at 85,518.
Present at the event were deputy Umno division chief Datuk Abu Bakar Harun, Puteri Umno division chief Malia Irdawatie Khairuddin and Putera Umno division chief Datuk Shahrudin Ahmad.
Datuk Seri Najib Razak with the happy couples at their wedding ceremony in Kampung Panchor, Pekan, yesterday.