Upko backs Dr M for PM post

The United Progressive Kinabalu Organisation (Upko) is the latest party to throw their support behind Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to become the eighth prime minister.  Its president Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau, who also holds the party’s single seat in Parliament, said that the Upko Supreme Council unanimously supports Dr Mahathir to lead the administration in order to defend the mandate given by the people to Pakatan Harapan (PH) in GE14.  The Tuaran MP said the decision was made this morning at a supreme council meeting, which he chaired, at the party’s headquarters to decide on the party’s stand in the Federal leadership crisis. “Upko does not want this political turmoil to prolong. We are consistent in accordance with the decision made in the last election, where Upko left Barisan Nasional and worked with Sabah Heritage Party (Warisan) and PH to form a new Sabah coalition government. “Therefore, the supreme council has decided to support Mahathir’s leadership,” he said in a statement. Read More…

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