KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak quashed speculations that he was going to make an announcement about the 14th General Election at a special press conference held this afternoon.
Instead, Najib who is also prime minister announced the return of a former party member into its fold.
Media earlier reported that Najib had called for a press conference at Umno’s headquarters at Menara Dato’ Onn today.
This led to many speculating the press conference will be about GE14.
Najib, at the press conference announced that former Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Muhammad Muhd Taib who left Umno sometime ago is now returning to the party.
Muhammad or Mat Taib as he is more commonly known as is rejoining Umno after deciding to leave PKR.
Mat Taib was also present at the just concluded press conference. – MO