140 Umno division chiefs in support of president, deputy president posts not to be contested

A total of 140 Umno division chiefs on Wednesday expressed solidarity for the president’s position currently held by Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi not to be contested in the Umno elections expected to be held in May.

(The Edge) – Representing the group, Wangsa Maju Umno Division chief Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Shafie Abdullah said the division heads also agreed that the deputy president’s post should not be contested.

He said Umno’s current focus should be on strengthening the party to face the six state elections expected to be held this year.

“A total of 126 Umno division chiefs were present tonight, although another 14 were absent as they were attending the 2022 UMNO General Assembly (function tonight), all have agreed that the positions (president and deputy president) should not be contested.

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