Umno Youth Chief aspirant Akhramsyah: Tony Pua a “DAP dog” for barking up wrong tree

(Bernama) – Umno Youth chief aspirant Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi regards DAP publicity chief Tony Pua as a “DAP dog” for “always barking” to cover up flaws in DAP by running down the Registrar of Societies (RoS) and Utusan Malaysia.

He said Pua acted that way to divert public attention from the weaknesses in DAP, particularly the opposition party’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) election issue.

“Actually, he (Pua) is the ‘DAP dog’ due to his penchant for barking up the wrong tree to cover up the flaws in his own party. 

“He should look back at the irregularities in the CEC election as the issues were raised by the party members themselves.

 “Don’t drag other people in as the CEC re-election was demanded by the majority of the DAP members as they felt there were manipulation and other iregularities in the (last December) election,” Akhramsyah told a news conference here.

Pua had in his Facebook account recently called RoS and Utusan Malaysia “Umno running dogs” after DAP was ordered by RoS to hold a re-election of the CEC after several party members disputed the process of the earlier election held on Dec 15, last year.

Akramsyah, who is the Bendang Baru, Langkawi Umno Youth branch chief, said Pua’s refusal to apologise to RoS and Utusan Malaysia following his scurrilous remark only showed the arrogance of the Petaling Jaya Utara member of parliament.

 “As an Umno member, I urge Pua to apologise openly to all Umno members, RoS staff and Utusan Malaysia for his rudeness,” he said.

He also suggested that DAP secretary-general and Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng step down from his party post for failing to administer the party well to the extent that it was almost deregistered.

Meanwhile, Akhramsyah has left it to the Umno delegates to determine his fate in the contest for the party Youth chief post in the movement’s election this Oct 12.

 “I have gone to the ground to meet the delegates and as a Muslim, I leave the outcome to Allah. But based on the feedback, I have a 60 to 65 per cent chance of winning,” he said.

Akhramsyah, who is the eldest child of former Kedah menteri besar Tan Sri Sanusi Junid, said he, however, would not be disappointed if he lost and would continue to pursue the Malay agenda.