KOTA KINABALU, July 28 (Bernama) -- Datuk Seri Lajim Ukin today announced
his resignation as Umno Supreme Council member, Beaufort Umno divison chief and
Beaufort Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman, with immediate effect.
However, he maintains his post as Deputy Housing and Local Government
Minister as well as an Umno member.
"As for my post as deputy minister, that will be decided by Prime Minister
(Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak) at his discretion.
"Meanwhile, the Umno Supreme Council will determine my membership in
Umno...if they feel I have violated the party''s regulations then they can
dismiss me," he said during a breaking of fast ceremony and the declaration of
the the setting up of Pakatan Perubahan Sabah (PPS) or the Sabah Reform Party at
his residence in Likas Jaya, near here
At the event, Lajim also announced the lineup of PPS representatives in 17
parliamentary constituencies in Sabah.
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