Monday, August 17, 2015
Muhyiddin should not have voiced dissatisfaction publicly, says Azalina
In a press statement on Sunday, the Minister in the Prime Minister’s said differences in opinion and dissatisfaction are part and parcel of politics and should be aired on a suitable platform.
“It was not right for Muhyiddin as the Umno deputy president to make an open statement against Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak who is also the party president. All of his opinions should have been aired in the Umno and BN supreme council meetings.
“We should not be influenced by the opposition’s dirty political agenda or certain quarters which want to see Umno and BN split,” she said.
Muhyiddin was dropped as deputy prime minister in the recent Cabinet reshuffle after he made a statement against Najib on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) issue.
On Sunday, Muhyiddin said that he would continue to speak out as he was touched by the support he had received from people.
He reiterated that he had never betrayed Umno and has been with the party for the past 42 years, 38 of which has been in government.
Azalina said the strengths of Umno and BN are loyalty and trust and she expressed that any leader from BN would not be involved in toppling the ruling government.
“The people will feel cheated if a leader does something like that because every MP who is elected holds the trust of the people.”