Compare this action with that of Rais Yatim, Azalina, and Hamid. They are not welcome by the UMNO members but stick out their neck depending on the charity of Najib. I don’t think Najib wants any losers in his camp and the performance of these 3 ministers, at times caused embarrassment for Badawi.
April 01, 2009 14:58 PM
Shahrir Hands In Resignation Letter
PUTRAJAYA, April 1 (Bernama) — Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Shahrir Abdul Samad handed in his letter of resignation to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi at the Cabinet meeting here today.
Speaking to reporters after the meeting at the Perdana Putra building here, Shahrir said he tendered his resignation as a Cabinet minister effective on April 8.
Abdullah, who will relinquish his post to his deputy, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, chaired the meeting for the last time.
Shahrir decided to step down as a Cabinet minister after he failed to defend his seat in the Umno Supreme Council on April 26.