KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi claimed today that enough of the party’s federal lawmakers have signed a declaration to withdraw its support for Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government.
The Umno chief told a press conference held after the party’s supreme council met this evening that the letters were presented during an audience with the Agong.
He did not state when the meeting took place.
Also present during the announcement were senior Umno figures such as Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan, Datuk Seri Najib Razak, Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan, Datuk Nizar Zakaria, Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Rahim, Ramli Mohd Nor, Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said, Tan Sri Noh Omar and Datuk Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub.
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