KOTA KINABALU — March 6, 2020: Sabah’s dominant party, Warisan, has decided to continue supporting former prime minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and the opposition Pakatan Harapan.
At the same time, the state’s chief minister and Warisan president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal made clear yesterday the party’s cooperation with the federal government.
“Politically we are not behind Muhyiddin (Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin) but we have government-to-government collaboration and we will work together.
“I hope Muhyiddin understands. I have nothing against him. He is a nice friend of mine. He has been with us for a long time but I cannot be bogged down by politics, ” remarked Shafie.
On talk that Umno was trying to buy over assemblymen and MPs from Sabah, Shafie said he could not force people to do what they did not want to.