SEREMBAN: Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman (pic) has been removed from the Umno supreme council, confirms Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
The Umno deputy president mentioned this when contacted on Friday (June 24).
He mentioned Tajudin, the Pasir Salak MP, was appointed to the place and Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Umno had the fitting to take away him from the supreme council.
“Datuk Seri Tajuddin was not elected to the supreme council however appointed by the president.
“So, it’s the president’s prerogative whether or not to maintain or take away him,” he mentioned.
The president’s determination was conveyed to Tajuddin by social gathering secretary-general Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan in a letter dated June 21.
In the letter, Ahmad Maslan, on behalf of the social gathering president, thanked Tajuddin for his providers as social gathering supreme council member.
He additionally expressed hope that Tajuddin would proceed serving as an Umno member and keep dedicated to the social gathering.
Ahmad Maslan additionally congratulated Tajuddin on being chosen as the following Malaysian ambassador to Indonesia.
Tajuddin was terminated because the Prasarana Malaysia Bhd chairman on May 26 final yr following an ill-received press convention on the LRT mishap on May 24.
In July final yr, Ahmad Zahid had additionally removed Tajuddin as Umno election director and changed him with Mohamad.
Ahmad Zahid had mentioned Mohamad’s submit as Barisan Nasional deputy chairman would make the decision-making course of for election preparations a lot simpler because it concerned element events.