Solar panel project - I was pressured by 'Najib, ma'am and Rizal', says ex-minister

Former education minister Mahdzir Khalid told the Kuala Lumpur High Court testified that he was pressured by Najib Razak, Rosmah Mansor and Rizal Mansor to approve Solar project for rural schools


Hybrid Photovoltaic Solar System Integrated Project
A solar energy project worth RM1.25 billion for 369 schools in rural Sarawak that was directly awarded and for which Rosmah Mansor wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged with receiving bribe of RM5 Million by MACC

Directly implicated parties

Najib Razak
Mohd Najib bin Abd Razak is a Malaysian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of Malaysia from 2009 to 2018
Rosmah Mansor
Wife of Najib Razak
Rizal Mansor
Rizal Mansor is special officer to former Prime Minister Najib Razak

Indirectly implicated parties

Mahdzir Khalid
Mahdzir bin Khalid is a Malaysian politician and Member of Parliament of Malaysia for the seat of Padang Terap, Kedah,
Saidi Abang Samsudin
Saidi Abang Samsudin is a Malaysian businessman, notable for being charged with paying bribes to Rosmah Mansor to secure Solar Energy project as Managing Director of Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd

Implicated parties through circumstantance

Disclosing Parties



Malaysiakini,  (06 Feb, 2020).  Solar panel project - I was pressured by 'Najib, ma'am and Rizal', says ex-minister.  Retrieved 28 May, 2020,  from



  • Court testimony that Najib issued letter to authorize project
  • Court testimony of team by Saidi of Jepak Holdings, Rizal Mansor, Rosmah and Aazmey to manage this project