PM: Local gov't polls unnecessary

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak said it was unnecessary to hold local government elections as it would cause too much politicking.
He said this today in Putrajaya in response to demands by the Pakatan Rakyat held state governments of Penang and Selangor to hold local polls.
On Saturday, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said his government wanted to restore elections in two municipal councils and he had written a letter to the Election Commission.