Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad has again quit Umno over his opposition to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
He announced this in Putrajaya today, saying the leading Malay ruling party was no longer what it used to be.
"The focus is how to keep Najib as prime minister.
"Umno no longer is performing the task it set for itself way back in 1946," he said.
This is the second time the former prime minister has quit Umno, the first time was in May 2008, over his disagreement Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badaiw's leadership as prime minister. – February 29, 2016.