KOTA BHARU, June 26 2017 : Kelantan Umno aims to strive to garner the support of young Kelantanese living outside the state to wrest Kelantan from Pas in the next general election, said Umno information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa.
He said there was a switch to Umno in the support from this group of people.
“Many want a change in the state. They have an understanding of the development in Kelantan because they are from among the intellectuals.
“Right now, we are getting strong support from undergraduates, and this can lend strength to Umno,” he said to reporters at the Aidilfitri open house at his residence in Bukit Marak here today.
Annuar, who is the MP for Ketereh, said he was confident that these young voters would be able to bring about a change in the 14th general election. GE14 becomes due in June 2018.
“The young people have given many opportunities to Pas, and now they are not rejecting the good done by Umno,” he said.
Asked to comment on the ‘flag warfare’, whereby party flags are placed at places where aid is given to the people, Annuar said Umno was not involved because it preferred to help the people without any publicity.
He said that in his constituency of Ketereh, more than 20,000 people had been provided aid without any publicity.
“If we start putting up flags, we will lose sight of our objective to help people,” he said. – Bernama