Op­po­si­tion floun­der­ing, says min­is­ter

> Res­ig­na­tions of lead­ers in Sabah shows ‘some­thing not right’

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS - BY HAIKAL JALIL

KUALA LUMPUR: The re­cent ex­o­dus of op­po­si­tion lead­ers in Sabah is a clear in­di­ca­tion that PKR and DAP are head­ing for a down­fall in the state, said Com­mu­ni­ca­tions and Mul­ti­me­dia Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak ( pix).

He said lo­cal lead­ers would not take such dras­tic mea­sures if both par­ties had been do­ing a good job.

“They de­cided to leave as they saw both par­ties were un­able to serve the peo­ple of Sabah,” he told re­porters af­ter open­ing the Asia-Pa­cific Satel­lite Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Coun­cil 2016 Con­fer­ence at the Le Meri­dien Ho­tel here.

DAP and PKR were dealt a hard blow on Sun­day when sev­eral prominent state lead­ers an­nounced their res­ig­na­tions.

They in­clude Sabah PKR chief Datuk Seri La­jim Ukin and Sabah DAP sec­re­tary Junz Wong, who is also Likas as­sem­bly­man.

Salleh said the ex­o­dus of op­po­si­tion lead­ers in­di­cates that “some­thing is not right” in Sabah PKR and DAP.

He said di­vi­sion among the Op­po­si­tion in Sabah would not af­fect Barisan Na­sional (BN) as the fed­eral coali­tion had al­ways re­ceived strong sup­port from the peo­ple of Sabah.

“We are con­fi­dent the ma­jor­ity will be with us as the peo­ple know only BN can bring po­lit­i­cal

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