A petition signed by Malaysians for preventing UMNO Ismail from becoming the next PM


Thousands of Malaysians have signed a petition to the King against the possibility of Umno vice-president Ismail Sabri Yaakob becoming the country’s ninth prime minister following the collapse of the Perikatan Nasional government on Monday (Aug 16).
As per the Malaysian correspondence of Voice Asia News, Mr. Manimaran Suppiah, Kyle Mohd established a petition on change dot org, which received 200,000 signatures in the first eight hours after it went up. The petition had over 333,000 signatures as of Friday afternoon, only hours before a special Conference of Rulers meeting at the palace in Kuala Lumpur, where the King, Sultan Abdullah Ahmad Shah, is due to make the ultimate decision on who will be the future Prime Minister.
He (Ismail) mismanaged the Covid-19 pandemic, resulting in widespread illness. In the petition’s summary, Kyle Mohd claimed, “Many incorrect remarks (by him) revealed that he is merely a liar and a political joker.”
Because health rules are continuously changing, your work or business must come to a halt. Parents, husbands, wives, children, siblings, and friends perished due to Covid-19 infection. Reject the chaos of a government, “Added he.
When questioned why he signed the petition, one of the signatories, Dzikri Z, stated that Datuk Seri Ismail was one of the politicians “Covid-19 is to blame for the increased number of cases.
Tan Sri Muhyiddin, who had lost his majority after 15 Umno MPs withdrew their support for him, announced his resignation on Monday, kicking off the campaign for the premiership.
On Tuesday, Sultan Abdullah invited all lawmakers to choose a candidate for Prime Minister, and 114 MPs backed Mr. Ismail. This gives the 61-year-old a slender majority in the Parliament’s 220 members.


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