Anifah is quoted as having said:
“In recent times, the government has been keen to appoint young professionals in their 30s and early 40s who project the image of ‘financial experts’ simply because they are qualified accountants from prestigious universities.
“Most of them do not have business acumen but only degrees from renowned universities.
“GLCs should not be led just by those with academic qualifications but those with the experience and knowhow to navigate through the economic crisis."
Singling out Tenaga Nasional, he pointed out to consecutive quarterly losses of RM282.9 million and RM944 million reported last year and slammed the selection of its chief executive officer Datuk Seri Che Khalib Mohamad Noh as the New Straits Times CEO of the Year for 2008.
“I cannot understand on what basis or criteria this selection was made,” he said.
He also criticised Telekom Malaysia who once monopolised the telecommunications industry but was now lagging behind its competitors Maxis and Digi.MPs like Anifah Aman, who takes a no holds barred approach to certain peeves, makes UMNO-BN look good.
But, as with all things, what are the actions that can and, will be taken after exhortations like these are made by BN backbenchers?
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A stony silence usually ensues coupled with selective amnesia.