PETALING JAYA: The disagreement continued between two former prime ministers, with Datuk Seri Najib Razak accusing Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin of planning to undermine Barisan Nasional through the 2020 Sabah polls from the very starting.
Najib stated Muhyiddin had deliberate to call Sabah Bersatu chief Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor as chief minister candidate all alongside, refuting Muhyiddin’s earlier Facebook submit on Thursday (Feb 3),
In that submit, Muhyiddin had claimed that he solely named Hajiji because the candidate for the chief minister submit as a result of, regardless of Muhyiddin apparently asking Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to submit a reputation, Ahmad Zahid had solely completed so at the tip of the marketing campaign interval.
Najib stated this was not true, and he had, figuratively talking, receipts to show it.
“But the Internet doesn’t overlook. The day he stated Hajiji would be the chief minister of Sabah was Sept 12, 2020, which is the start of the Sabah polls marketing campaign interval,” he posted on Facebook, together with screenshots of reports articles to back up his declare.
He additionally challenged Muhyiddin’s declare that Hajiji could be chief minister provided that the Perikatan Nasional coalition received essentially the most seats.
“Umno received 14 seats, PPBM (Bersatu) received 11 seats. But PPBM additionally turned Sabah Chief Minister,” he stated.
Najib additionally stated that Muhyiddin and Bersatu had been planning to destroy Umno by poaching its members.
“Why does Umno need to be mates with a celebration whose precise intention is to finish Umno eternally with a plan from the start to bribe and purchase Umno members?” he stated.