PETALING JAYA: Warisan information chief Azis Jamman has come under fire from PKR for making “continuous attacks” against the government, particularly against Sabah and Sarawak affairs minister Armizan Ali.
PKR deputy information chief Razeef Rakimin reminded Azis, the former Sepanggar MP, that his party is a part of the ruling unity coalition and not the opposition.
“As a leader (of a party) in the unity government, Azis should help in presenting the government’s policies (to the people), especially now that he has more time to spare since he’s no longer an MP,” he said in a statement.
Razeef questioned if the criticisms of Armizan was a planned attack against Gabungan Rakyat Sabah which governs Sabah, or an attempt to sabotage the federal government.
“Let Armizan carry out his job as minister. Leaders of other parties in the unity government, including Armizan, should help present Putrajaya’s policies through their various platforms (to Malaysians).”
Armizan and Azis have locked horns in the past few weeks over various issues, particularly related to the Malaysia Agreement 1963.
Armizan had denied Azis’ claim that 17 of 21 MA63 matters have been resolved, saying there were matters that have been “partially completed”.
The minister also dismissed the Warisan man’s claim that a government gazette on the tax sharing formula on federal revenue collected from Sabah remains a “secret” after over 50 years.
Yesterday, Azis challenged Armizan to a debate on issues related to MA63. In response, the GRS man later said he was ready to take on the former deputy home minister.