Ahmad Bashah, who is Kedah Umno deputy chairman, added, however, that the assemblymen would accept whatever decision is made by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
“All the 19 assemblymen who were at the meeting on Sunday afternoon maintained their stand.
“The speaker was also there, making the total 20 people present,” he told reporters after arriving at the Sultan Abdul Halim airport on Monday.
Asked on whether the stand of the14 Kedah Umno division chiefs would be conveyed to the Regency Council as well at the meeting later Monday, Ahmad Bashah said that it would, if requested.
He, however, declined to comment on the statement issued by embattled Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir on Sunday, calling for those plotting to oust him to apologise to Kedah Sultan Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, the reigning Yang di-Pertuan Agong, for marring the Ruler’s birthday celebrations.
“If possible, we wish for the issue to be resolved soon as it’s been going on for long,” Ahmad Bashah said.
It was reported that Najib had met the Barisan reps at his private residence in Jalan Duta, Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.
Mukhriz, who is Ayer Hitam assemblyman, as well as Jitra assemblyman Datuk Aminuddin Omar were not present.