ALOR SETAR: Former Umno assemblyman for Ayer Hangat in Langkawi, Datuk Mohd Rawi Abd Hamid said another 500 more Umno members in Langkawi may quit the party soon.
“Many (members) are not convinced that Umno will rise again when they look at the present political scenario.
“I estimate that about 500 more Umno members in Langkawi will announce they are leaving the party after this,” he said at a press conference at the Royale Signature Hotel yesterday Thursday (Dec 20).
He said that after announcing his resignation from Umno party.
“With a heavy heart, I announce that I am quitting Umno, which I joined in 1990, holding various party posts from division to state level.
“Eight Umno branches in Ayer Hangat Umno will be closed after the leadership and committee members leave,” he said.
Mohd Rawi is the second Umno leader in Kedah to leave Umno, following Umno’s Guar Chempedak assemblyman Datuk Wira Dr. Ku Abd. Rahman Ku Ismail who resigned from the party on Nov 12.-Malaysia World News