Big boost for Shafie in Sabah election as Muhyiddin's allies fight one another in many seats

Incumbent Sabah chief minister has the advantage now in over a quarter of the 73 seats in the state.PHOTO: REUTERS

KOTA KINABALU - Parti Warisan Sabah chief Shafie Apdal's re-election campaign has received a boost because Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's allies are battling one another in up to 20 seats in the Sept 26 poll in Malaysia's easternmost state.

The incumbent chief minister has the advantage now in over a quarter of the 73 seats.

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