"Ku Li for President". 80 Umno branch leaders from the Muar division have asked Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to step down and have pledged their support for Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah to become the next party president. Read the Star's story here.
It's still a long way back to the top for Ku Li, who must have the backing of 57 divisions to qualify as a challenger to the top Umno post.
The brave ones from Bandar Maharani aren't alone. Outside of Umno, M. Kayveas and Syed Arabi spoke of the need for "honest re-evaluation" by the BN. Kayveas, the PPP chairman, who lost his Taiping parliamentary seat, blamed Pak Lah and Najib for the BN's poor showing.
Monday, March 24, 2008
Muar wants Pak Lah to step down
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