PETALING JAYA: The head of the Pejuang women’s youth wing, Nurul Ashikin Mabahwi, has resigned from her post and from the party’s central executive council.
She said in a statement today that her letter of resignation had been handed to party president Mukhriz Mahathir. She also thanked Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Pejuang’s former chairman, for the opportunity to serve in the party, Sinar Harian reported.
Nurul Ashikin was among the 121 Pejuang candidates who contested and lost their deposits in the general election in November last year.
She obtained only 2,653 votes in a nine-cornered contest in the Ampang parliamentary seat, which was won by Pakatan Harapan candidate Rodziah Ismail with a majority of 29,681 votes.