Menteri Kemajuan Banadar dan Wilayah Tan Sri Muhammad Muhd Taib hari ini menawarkan diri untuk bertanding jawatan naib presiden Umno dalam pemilihan parti disember ini. - Malaysiakini, Muhd Taib tanding naib presiden.
“Saya ingin memperkemaskan parti untuk berdepan dengan cabaran baru khasnya untuk membantu Datu Seri Abdullah Badawi dan Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak memulihkan kekuatan Umno menjadi saluran perdana perjuanan orang Melayu,” katanya dalam satu sidang akhbar di Shah Alaam hari ini (Selasa)
Muhammad juga ketua penerangan Umno berkata Umno memerlukan pasukan kerja yang ikhlas berjuang untuk kepentingan parti dan masa depan orang Melayu, khususnya untuk menambah baik kehidupan orang Melayu di luar Bandar dan penyusunan semula masyarakat untuk megeluarkan orang Melayu daripada kemiskinan. Cont click here
(Rural and Regional Development Minister Tan Sri Muhammad Muhd Taib today offered himself as a candidate for the Umno vice-presidency in the party election in December.
"I intend to strengthen the party in the face of new challenges, particularly in helping Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in regaining Umno's strength as the prime conduit in championing the Malay cause," he said at a media conference, here today.
Muhammad, who is also Umno information chief, said the party needed a working team who were sincere in championing the interest of the party and the future of the Malays, especially in improving the living condition of the rural Malays and the restructuring of society to take the Malays out from the clutches of poverty.)
(Excerpts from Malaysiakini and Bernama)
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(This is an Umno leader who was caught red handed with millions in his bag in Australia but was let off on technical ground and who has made a come back. Right, thanks to Pak Lah. Now he wants to contest for the VP post to”membantu” the boss to whom he is eternally grateful for putting him in the cabinet through the back door. Should he? He he he… as one blogger says the quality of Umno leaders has gone rock bottom now that he is joining the fray of 15 others for the post. And should you Umno fellers vote him in, you sure are scraping the barrel! By the way Tan Sri, what happened to your mansion opposite the Subang Golf Club which was up for sale some time ago? I notice that it’s still unoccupied. No takers? I say that going-price of RMX million was just too highlah.)