JOHOR BAHRU (Sept 3): The former assemblyman for Larkin from Bersatu, Datuk Mohd Izhar Ahmad, announced joining Parti Amanah on Sunday night.
He handed over his membership form to Amanah president Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu in a "Mega Perpaduan Madani" ceramah (speech) at Taman Rekreasi Taman Uda Utama here on Sunday night, which was attended by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
Mohd Izhar, who was the former Johor investment, entrepreneur development, cooperatives and human resources committee chairman, said he has lost confidence with Bersatu president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
On Saturday (Sept 2) night, former Bukit Pasir PAS assemblyman Najib Lep also did the same and announced his participation in the Amanah party at a ceramah in Sungai Abong, Muar.
Last Friday (Sept 1), Amanah Johor chairman Aminolhuda Hassan said in a statement that two former leaders of PAS and Bersatu, along with more than 200 members of both parties, will join Parti Amanah in separate programmes.