Opposition floundering, says minister
> Resignations of leaders in Sabah shows ‘something not right’
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