Umno elected Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (left), formerly deputy premier under prime minister Najib Razak who was voted out of office. File photo: AP

Ex-Malaysia PM Najib Razak’s deputy takes over beleaguered Umno party

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is popular among grass roots members but his position as part of the old guard tainted by the 1MDB scandal may do little to rebuild trust with voters

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Umno elected Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (left), formerly deputy premier under prime minister Najib Razak who was voted out of office. File photo: AP
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