Segu Dawood resigns

23 August 2012 08:01 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


SLMC MP Basheer Segu Dawood resigned from his post of Deputy Minister of Co-operatives and Internal Trade Affairs Ministry a short while ago, sources said.

Mr. Dawood denied rumours that he was attempting to divide SLMC.
“I do not desire to campaign against the government. I discussed my resignation with party leader Rauff Hakeem and came to a decision. I will continue to work as Party Chairman,” he said.

Mr. Dawood said he detesst the use of government property to carry out election campaigns and would work towards a free and fair election.

  Comments - 8

  • maravan Thursday, 23 August 2012 12:22 PM

    This an episode of the drama.... wait and see if UPFA with Muslim ongress won majority in Eastern Provincial Council then He will bw a portfolio minister in UPFA Govt. Don't worry

    TOTO Thursday, 23 August 2012 08:59 AM

    Hi Segu, this is decision, we appreciate for another minister resign from Gov.

    Sapumal Bandara Thursday, 23 August 2012 09:10 AM

    Is this the beginning of a Sunni Shiet war in Sri Lanka?

    AJ Thursday, 23 August 2012 09:15 AM

    What about Hikkim? some news his going to create new party.

    Al Rasa Thursday, 23 August 2012 09:38 AM

    Their selling the ethnicity. Poor Muslims fall pray to them. Next buyer is UNP as TOTO expected (He must be a foolish and desperate UNP'er)

    LMAO Thursday, 23 August 2012 03:55 PM


    Abu Thursday, 23 August 2012 10:11 AM

    Eyeing for the cabinet portfolio...?

    Calistus Jayatilleke Thursday, 23 August 2012 10:56 AM

    Another episode in this drama sponsored by the government itself to hoodwink the voters. What is the bet, as soon as the provincial council elections are over, he will rejoin the government and the cabinet regardless of what the results will be.

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