‘Rise in youth members proves Umno’s relevance’
SEREMBAN: Umno’s increase in youth membership reflects its suitable formula in catering to the interests of the group.
Negri Sembilan Umno liaison committee chairman Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said: “The increasing number of youths joining the party has debunked allegations that Umno is not relevant.
“Instead, the party remains strong and solid.”
Mohamad said this yesterday after flagging off the Umno Flag Run 2017 here.
Seremban Umno division chief Datuk Abu Ubaidah Redza said the enrolment of many youths was a testament to the party’s strength.
“This flag run displays our solidarity. Umno should hold more such events to boost camaraderie between the young and the older generation.
“The flag run will expose youth members to the significance of the party, as well as its role in uniting Malays,” Abu Ubaidah told the New Straits Times here yesterday.
The flag run in Negri Sembilan continued for the second day yesterday, with some 500 motorcyclists accompanying some 200 runners from Rembau to Sikamat.
Enthusiasm was high among some 1,000 Umno members and supporters here, who had gathered as early as 7am to witness