Datuk Abu Bakar Ali
By Zalina Maizan Ngah dan Nur Izzzatul Hazwani Nik Adnan
KEMAMAN, Aug 6 (Bernama) -- "If you really love the party (UMNO), then calm down, stop blaming each other, put aside your ego and solve the problem wisely."
This is the message from several UMNO veterans to Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman and his predecessor, Datuk Seri Ahmad Said, in the light of the current political turmoil in the state.
Former Kemasik assemblyman Datuk Abu Bakar Ali, for one, believed that discussion was the best solution and that he hoped Ahmad would give the chance to Ahmad Razif to administer the state in his own way, with the help from the Terengganu executive council (exco) members and UMNO.
"Help him (Ahmad Razif) to administer (the state) well. He will not succeed if others do not help him.
"Each leader were given the chance to run the state. When the time is up, they should give the chance to their successor to carry out the task.
"If we keep finding fault and drag everything into a dispute, who will gain out of this?," asked Abu Bakar who had entered politics in 1970 and served as Kemasik assemblyman for five terms.....