Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Resignation in Malaysia

The Muar division Datuk Kadar Shah Tun Sulaiman Ninam Shah wants Umno Youth chief Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein to resign over the keris issue.

Kampar Umno sends petition asking Tajol Rosli to step down.

Thirteen Ipoh city councillors appointed by the previous Barisan Nasional administration are calling it quits. They comprise eight councillors from Umno, three from the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and two from MIC. The 13 were the last to announce their resignations after nine MCA and Gerakan councillors earlier submitted their resignation letters.

The UMNO division of Batu Pahat, a district in Johor state, at a meeting Saturday urged Abdullah to resign before December over the ruling coalition's dismal election performance.

Kelantan Umno Liaison head Datuk Seri Annuar Musa is ready to relinquish his party post if the top Umno leadership feels that his services are no longer required. He said he felt responsible for the Barisan Nasional’s (BN) defeat in Kelantan in the March 8 general election and he would readily step down as the State Umno Liaison head if he were asked to do so.

All 1,938 members of the Village Security and Development Committees (JKKK) as well as members of the District, Municipal and City Councils from Umno have been asked to resign effective yesterday following the defeat of the Barisan Nasional (BN) in the state in the March 8 general election. Kedah Umno Liaison chairman Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said the decision was reached at a meeting of the Liaison Body chaired by him at the Kedah Umno headquarters last night.

Datuk Lee Kah Choon had resigned as Gerakan deputy secretary-general and remained an ordinary member, believing that this would be more acceptable to his party.