Abu Zahar Ujang

Tan Sri Abu Zahar bin Dato' Nika Ujang is a Malaysian politician who has served as the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) under Chief Commissioner Azam Baki since May 2020. He was also the President of the Dewan Negara from April 2010 to April 2016 for six years and Member of Parliament (MP) for Kuala Pilah from April 1995 to November 1999 for a term.[1]

Abu Zahar Ujang
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Abu Zahar Ujang at the Asia Pacific parliamentary Forum
16th President of the Dewan Negara
In office
26 April 2010 – 25 April 2016
MonarchMizan Zainal Abidin
Abdul Halim
Prime MinisterNajib Razak
Preceded byWong Foon Meng
Succeeded byVigneswaran Sanasee
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Kuala Pilah
In office
25 April 1995 – 29 November 1999
Preceded byNapsiah Omar (UMNOBN)
Succeeded byNapsiah Omar (UMNOBN)
Member of the Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly
for Pilah
In office
3 August 1986 – 25 April 1995
Preceded byRamli Ujang (UMNOBN)
Succeeded byNapsiah Omar (UMNOBN)
Chairman of the Advisory Board of
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission
Assumed office
21 May 2020
Chief CommissionerAzam Baki
Personal details
Born
Abu Zahar bin Ujang

Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyUnited Malay National Organisation (UMNO)―Barisan Nasional
OccupationLawyer

Abu Zahar served in the State Assembly of Negeri Sembilan from 1986 to 1995, before being a member of federal Parliament from 1995 to 1999. After retiring, he became president of the Council of Former Elected Representatives (Mubarak).[2]

He was sworn in as President of the Senate on 26 April 2010.[1]

Election resultsEdit

Parliament of Malaysia: Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan[3]
Year Barisan Nasional Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1995 Abu Zahar Ujang (UMNO) 24,485 82% Mohd Yusof Abd Malik (S46) 3,885 13%
State Assembly of Negeri Sembilan: Pilah[3]
Year Barisan Nasional Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1986 Abu Zahar Ujang (UMNO) 4,824 62% Tong Kin Chong (DAP) 2,316 30%
1990 Abu Zahar Ujang (UMNO) 6,135 65% Abu Samail Katas (S46) 2,955 32%

HonourEdit

Honour of MalaysiaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Lee Yuk Peng (26 April 2010). "Abu Zahar sworn in as Senate president". The Star. Archived from the original on 29 April 2010. Retrieved 26 April 2010.
  2. ^ "Former Mubarak president Abu Zahar is new Senate president". The Star. 26 April 2010. Archived from the original on 27 April 2010. Retrieved 7 June 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 6 September 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  4. ^ "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat". Archived from the original on 29 September 2018. Retrieved 24 August 2018.