Sunday, September 22

Sukau rep quits Umno, to support local party that champions Sabahan rights



KOTA KINABALU: Sukau assemblyman Datuk Saddi Abdul Rahman has quit Umno Sabah.

He is the 6th Umno Sabah state elected representative to do so after the 14th general election.

Saddi said that for now he will take on the role of an independent opposition member of the State Assembly.

“I will not be joining any party for now and will make a decision on my future political endeavour in a couple of months,” Saddi told reporters here today.

He also said that he will support any local political party that champions the rights of Sabah and Sabahans like the MA63 and 20 per cent oil royalty to be paid to the state government.

The three term Sukau assemblyman thanked former Umno President Datuk Seri Najib Razak and former Umno Sabah Liaison Chairman Tan Sri Musa Aman for giving him the opportunity to serve the rakyat in his constituency.

“For the constituents in Sukau who voted for me in the 14th general election, lets work together to get justice from the current government,” said Saddi.