KAMPUNG GAJAH - The criticisms and baseless accusations hurled by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is an effort to manipulate the people to hate the existing government.
UMNO Youth vice-chief, Khairul Azwan Harun said the approach was not only shameful, but it should not have been done by a former prime minister who is known as one of the leading statesmen in Malaysia.
“What Mahathir is currently doing is to humiliate the Prime Minister who was legitimately and democratically elected by the people in the 13th General Election.
“Mahathir’s humiliation efforts against Datuk Seri Najib proved that he was not worthy of being called a statesman as he was previously known,” he told reporters at the 2017 Aidilfitri Open House at the Perak Tengah District Council (MDPT) here yesterday.
In his speech at the UMNO Bagan Datuk Division delegates meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi warned he would expose Mahathir’s shame if he continued to criticise the government’s leadership.
Khairul Azwan said UMNO Youth urged Mahathir to shut his mouth and realise his era of leadership was