PPBM president Dr Mahathir Mohamad today announced PPBM’s entry into Sabah ,stating it will greatly enhance relationship with people who have left Umno and yet hesitanting to join Pakatan Harapan’s in the state ,Warisan.
The step turns up despite having the verdict Sabah coalition’s tries to dissuade the peninsular-based PPBM from planning camp in the Borneo state.Speaking at the press conference today, Dr Mahathir said the move is meant to strengthen the government of Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal.
“We are from Pakatan Harapan, which accepts Parti Warisan Sabah as the government.We are not going there to stunt Shafie.
“Also a factor in our decision is those in Sabah who do not wish to join Warisan but support PH, especially PPBM,” he said.
Dr Mahathir added “However other parties who wish to join PPBM may do so, not limited to those from Umno. We are ready to accept them, subject to vetting which will be done individually and not as a group,” Dr Mahathir said.