She made the announcement in a special Wanita Umno meeting at the Putra World Trade Centre this morning.
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S Pathmawathy | Aug 4, 08 11:23am
|Rafidah sets retirement deadline |
|S Pathmawathy | Aug 4, 08 11:23am|
Wanita Umno chief Rafidah Aziz today announced that she would step down from the movement in the middle of next year.
She said that her deputy Shahrizat Abdul Jalil will then take over the top post and urged her members to give the latter their full support.
She also urged the women delegates to allow herself and Shahrizat to continue leading the wing by not nominating any other candidates for the top two posts in this year's party polls.
Meanwhile Shahrizat said that she was a party traditionalist and would abide by Rafidah's advice on the matter.