Umno Wanita: Rafidah to hand over chief's post mid-2009
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Wanita chief Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz revealed a transition plan for the party wing on Monday.
Rafidah said she will stand for election this year and hand over the chief's post to deputy Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil in mid-2009.
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Why on earth staying put just for the sake of contesting when at the same time you know that you are leaving? Why that is so necessary for you to stay just a wee bit longer when you know that you are no more needed? I don't speak of this in the case of Rafidah alone. She just follows the trend setter, her numero uno.
Apparently it's not just "transition plan" per se that is hip in UMNO currently. "Facilitating the transition" is also the "in" thing now. Many more will chant the mantra in the days to come.