KOTA KINABALU: All Sabah Umno divisions and branches have been directed to be prepared for general elections that might be called at any time.
Musa Aman, who is Umno Sabah liaison committee chairman, said he was briefed by each of the divisions as well as bureaus on their preparedness levels during the committee meeting Monday night.
“At the same time, Masidi Manjun, who is co-chairing the Malaysia Day celebration main committee with Salleh Said Keruak, to be held here this Saturday, briefed us on the event.
“I am happy that our prime minister and deputy prime minister will be attending, and I believe each branch (of Umno) here will also send their representatives to join in the celebration,” he told reporters after the meeting.
Asked about Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s attack against Umno, Musa who is also Chief Minister said he is confident that Sabahans are able to evaluate for themselves the party’s performance.
“What is important is that we continue the good work for Sabah to fulfil our pledge to give the best service.
“A lot of progress alongside Barisan Nasional (component parties) have been achieved in both urban and rural areas of this state … The same thing can be seen across the nation,” he said.
Meanwhile at the start of the meeting, Musa witnessed Armizan Mohd Ali, the Sabah Biro Tata Negara (BTN) director hand over 600 Jalur Gemilang flags to Masidi, to be distributed to all Umno divisions in Sabah in conjunction with Malaysia Day. – This article was first published in NST Online