SANDAKAN (June 30): More than 1,000 Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) members from 12 branches of the Libaran parliamentary constituency have announced quitting the party with immediate effect.
According to Kampung Sri Ujung 2 branch head Nolokman Tamal, who led the mass exodus from the party, 1,320 members, mostly from the Sungai Sibuga state constituency, quit the party after losing confidence in the party leadership.
"We resigned on our own free will without any pressure.
"We would also like to pledge our support for Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as the prime minister and Tan Sri Musa Aman as the Sungai Sibuga assemblyman," he told a press conference to announce the mass resignation here today.
Nolokman also said from the total today, 1,250 members were from 112 branches in Sungai Sibuga, while 70 members were from one branch in the Gum-Gum state constituency.
Last Friday, more than 1,000 members from 11 Libaran branches announced quitting the party after losing confidence in the party leadership.