Terengganu: Sabah Umno leaders headed by Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman together with central party leaders and Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties joined the procession to escort the BN candidate to the nomination centre here for the Kuala Terengganu by-election, Tuesday.
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak with the Menteri Besar Terengganu Datuk Ahmad Said walked with thousands of leaders and Umno and BN supporters to escort candidate Datuk Wan Ahmad Farid Wan Salleh to the nomination centre in the State stadium here.
Among Sabah Umno leaders who were present include Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Yahya Hussin who is also the Umno Liasion Secretary, Umno Information Chief Datuk Sapawi Haji Ahmad, other Umno divisional heads, Youth, Wanita and Puteri Umno heads.
The BN candidate Wan Ahmad would be challenged by PAS candidate Mohd Abdul Wahid Endut and independent candidate Azharudin Mamat @ Adam in the by-election on Jan 17.
Musa, Yahya and Sapawi also toured the operation rooms and campaigning centres set up by Sabah Umno in the polling areas that falls under the responsibility of Sabah Umno for the coming by-election.