Lawas MP, Betong MP among 14 Pesaka wing members in PBB Supreme Council

Abang Johari (centre) together with PBB strongmen and delegates pose for a group photo.

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By Nur Ashikin Louis

KUCHING, June 19: Lawas MP Dato Henry Sum Agong and Betong MP Datuk Robert Lawson Chuat were among 14 Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) members elected into the party’s Pesaka Wing Supreme Council.

Also winning the Supreme Council posts for the Pesaka wing uncontested were seven elected representatives namely Bukit Goram assemblyman Jefferson Jamit Unyat followed by Datuk Dr Jerip Susil (Mambong), Tan Sri William Mawan Ikom (Pakan), Dennis Ngau (Telang Usan), Dr Simon Sinang Bada (Tebedu), John Ilus (Bukit Semuja) and Lidam Assan (Katibas).

The remaining posts for Pesaka wing were taken by Daniel Jubang Kanyan, Mikai Mandau, Luyoh Akah, Ugak Sanggau and Robert Laing Anyie.

Meanwhile, 22 members of the party’s Bumiputera wing contested for 16 posts in the Supreme Council posts during the party’s Triennial General Meeting (TGM) held at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) yesterday (June 18).

Following the election, the posts were won by Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni, Saribas assemblyman Mohammad Razi Sitam, Semop assemblyman Datuk Abdullah Saidol, Sadong Jaya assemblyman Aidel Lariwoo, Tupong assemblyman Fazzrudin Abdul Rahman, Daro assemblyman Safiee Ahmad, Beting Maro assemblyman Razaili Gapor, Simunjan assemblyman Awla Dris, Tanjong Manis MP Yusuf Abdul Wahab, Jemoreng assemblyman Dato Dr Juanda Jaya and Kalaka assemblyman Mohamad Duri.

Also filling the Supreme Council posts for the Bumiputera wing are Awangku Jinal Abedin Pengiran Jawa, Dato Haidar Khan Asghar Khan, Mohammed Kamaluddin Mohamad Effendie, Mohamad Sardon Zainal and Syed Hamzah Wan Hamid Edruce.

As for PBB’s top posts, Premier of Sarawak Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg and his deputies, Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas and Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, were returned as the party’s president and deputy presidents.

For the senior vice-president posts, Works Minister Dato Sri Fadillah Yusof was retained while Modernisation of Agriculture and Regional Development Minister Dato Sri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom was elected following the retirement of Datuk Amar Michael Manyin Jawong.

The party’s nine vice-president posts were filled by Datuk Julaihi Narawi, Dato Sri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah, Datuk Roland Sagah Wee Inn, Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi, Dr Annuar Rapaee, Dato Gerald Rentap Jabu, Dato Gerawat Gala and Miro Simuh.

The party’s Youth wing will be led by its chief Miro, and Allan Siden Gramong and Lukanisman Awang Sauni as deputy chiefs, while Malcolm Layang Jimbun, Roystan Valentine and Anderson Kalang Lah are the vice-chiefs.

The Women’s wing will be led by Fatimah, with Datin Sri Angelina Ujang and Dato Sri Rohani Abdul Karim as deputy chiefs and Dato Sri Nancy Shukri, Umang Nangku Jabu and Datuk Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali as vice-chiefs. — DayakDaily