Datuk Seri Mohd Shariff Omar (left) congratulating Shahbudin Yahaya on winning the Tasek Gelugor Umno division chief’s post.
Tasek Gelugor Umno division incumbent chief Datuk Seri Mohd Shariff Omar openly shed tears yesterday after being dethroned of the post he had held for the last 23 years.
He lost by 88 votes to Permatang Berangan assemblyman Shahbudin Yahaya's 253 count.
Having composed himself much later, Shariff said: "I accept the result and the decision made by the members."source: Tears as incumbent loses
New Straits Times, Malaysia