KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 (Bernama) -- Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage Minister Datuk Shafie Apdal has vehemently denied that Sabah MPs Datuk Eric Majimbun (Sepanggar) and Datuk Chua Soon Bui (Tawau) would jump ship to join Pakatan Rakyat.
"I have spoken to Eric Majimbun and Chua Soon Bui...I have met them and they have assured me that they are still with BN (Barisan Nasional)," said the MP for Semporna.
He said a letter containing the signatures of all MPs from both Sabah and Sarawak would be handed over to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi tomorrow as a show of their support (to the leadership).
"We will make our pledge and we will sign the pledge and hand it over to the prime minister just to ensure there will not be any speculation.
"Our stand is very clear so I hope there is no speculation. Don't listen to speculation made by (Parti Keadilan Rakyat advisor Datuk Seri) Anwar Ibrahim or anybody outside (the party)," added Shafie after meeting 20 MPs from Sabah and Sarawak at parliament lobby today. - BERNAMA