COMMENT | At the launch of his coalition's Aku Janji campaign manifesto on Sept 16, Sabah Umno leader Bung Moktar Radin appealed to Sabah voters, “Give us a chance, we have changed”.
First, credit to Bung. As the Sabah Umno chairperson and leading his party into the elections for the first time, he has to do what must be done - rally the people behind his party again after they had deserted Umno in GE14.
However, whether Sabahans will heed his earnest, perhaps futile, appeal or not is another matter.
Let’s take a closer look and dissect Bung’s plea: "Today, I would also like to explain that Sabah Umno and BN - we have changed. From our leadership, to skills, to our organisation”...