Monday, 8 October 2012
Najib visiting Sabah, the fifth time this year.
KOTA KINABALU: Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak is due to make another visit to Sabah to shore up support for his Barisan Nasional coalition government.
The prime minister’s two-day visit next weekend to what the BN terms its ‘fixed deposit’ state will be his fifth trip to Sabah this year and comes at a time the ruling coalition is suffering a loss of credibility and losing its aura of invincibility.
According to his schedule made available by the Information Department, Najib will fly in on Oct 13 and head straight to Kg Inobong in Penampang to officiate at the groundbreaking of the Native Court building and to declare open a new bridge spanning the Moyog River.
He will then head to Kundasang to attend a meeting with state BN leaders at Kinabalu Park Kundasang where 26th Kinabalu International Climbathon is taking place over the weekend and he will flag off the 658 participants from 28 countries at 7am on Oct 14.
The prime minister will then fly to Kudat by helicopter and go on a walkabout at Kg Ayer within the town limits.
He will then making a flying visit to Tuaran for for a meet-the-people event before returning to Kuala Lumpur at 5pm the same day.
All this visits by national leaders points to the general election will be called anytime now. Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will also be in Sabah this week.