Thursday, May 29, 2008
Breaking news! Another ex-Anwar aide joins Umno
Anuar Shaari, a former PKR leader and confidante of Anwar Ibrahim, has joined Umno. The former private secretary to Anwar handed his application letter to the Deputy Prime Minister at Parliament today, according to an SMS alert from The Star. Anuar was at one time the chief of the Permatang Pauh PKR division. Like Ezam Mohd Nor, he is said to have a feud with Azmin Ali, who has the ears of Anwar Ibrahim. For some political observers, it was a fight for the affection and attention of the big man. Finally, Azmin won. Ezam has said that it was Abdullah Ahmad Badawi's fight against corruption which made him decided to join Umno.