|Yang Berhormat Datuk
|Malaysian Minister of Works|
16 May 2013
|Preceded by||Shaziman Abu Mansor|
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Petra Jaya, Sarawak
|Preceded by||Sulaiman Daud|
17 April 1962 |
Kampung Hilir, Sibu, British Crown Colony of Sarawak
|Political party||PBB—Barisan Nasional|
|Residence||Petra Jaya, Kuching, Sarawak|
|Alma mater||Universiti Malaya|
Member of Parliament
Datuk Fadillah Yusof is a Malaysian politician. He is the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Petra Jaya constituency in Sarawak, representing the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB). He is the Works Minister in the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition government. His father, Yusof Merais, was an activist jailed several times by British colonial authorities.
Yusof first ran for Parliament in the 2004 election, having previously been an official in the PBB and a lawyer. Fadillah won the election for the seat of Petra Jaya. After being re-elected in the 2008 election, he was appointed Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation by then Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.
On 16 October 2010,he was conferred the award 'Darjah Panglima Gemilang Bintang Kenyalang' (PGBK),which carries the title 'Datuk' in conjunction with the 89th Birthday of the Tuan Yang Terutama Yang Dipertua Negeri Sarawak.After the conferment of the award,he received many congratulatory messages from Sarawakians through his official Facebook page and after the award presentation ceremony,He also quoted: "I will carry out my responsibility to work harder for the state of Sarawak."
|2004||Fadillah Yusof (PBB)||18,236||75%||Wan Zainal Abidin Wan Senusi (PKR)||5,420||22%|
|2008||Fadillah Yusof (PBB)||19,515||78%||Mohamad Jolhi (PKR)||5,118||20%|
|2013||Fadillah Yusof (PBB)||29,559||78%||Ahmad Nazib Johari (PKR)||8,116||22%|
- "Fadillah bin Haji Yusof, Y.B. Tuan Haji" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 6 April 2010.
- "Deputy Minister: YB Tuan Haji Fadillah bin Haji Yusof". Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. Retrieved 8 October 2010.
- "Plight of 13-year-old draws Fadillah into politics". Utusan. 18 March 2004. Retrieved 6 April 2010.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 6 April 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
- "PBB Had Hoped For More Ministers In Federal Cabinet, Says Abang Johari". Bernama. 31 March 2008. Retrieved 6 April 2010.
- "Award comes with greater responsibility — Fadillah". The Borneo Post. 17 October 2010. Retrieved 18 October 2010.
- "Yusof's promotion to Works Minister is icing on the cake". ABN News. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2013.