KOTA KINABALU : Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman wants UMNO and Barisan Nasional (BN) members to accept an candidate named by the party leadership for the 13th General Election.
He advised members against speculating the selection of candidates, but rather maintain unity within the party and coalition and work hard to ensure victory for the BN.
"What is important is that BN wins," he told reporters after opening a women's national transformation seminar at the Tabung Haji complex, near here, today.
He was asked to comment on the alleged insinuation by seven Sepanggar Umno leaders that they would resign from their respective party posts if the BN leadership chose to nominate an 'outsider' for the Sepanggar parliamentary seat.
"We have made a promise that we will support whoever the candidate would be, as long as he has the credibility and qualification," reminded Musa, who is BN state chairman and also state Umno liaison chief.
On the launch of the Ops Daulat Appreciation programme by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Abdul Razak in Lahad Datu yesterday, Musa said the state appreciated the federal government's prompt action to establish the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) and Eastern Sabah Safety Command (Esscom) to ensure peace and the security of the people in Sabah. (Bernama)