In Mat Sabu's Defence

MALAYSIA BAHARU

In Mat Sabu's Defence

The first three Pakatan Harapan cabinet ministers were announced on Saturday. The choice of Mat Sabu as Defence Minister raised a few eyebrows. Zakiah Koya trawls social media to gauge public reaction.

One may question why the three - Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Lim Guan Eng and Mohamad Sabu were chosen by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to head very important ministries, namely Home Affairs, Finance and Defence. He obviously did not just tembak (shoot in the dark) in making these important appointments without much thought. These three were undoubtedly the most loyal to Mahathir ever since the former Prime Minister became the chief of Pakatan Harapan. Of the three, Defence Minister designate -...

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