Abu Seman Yusop
|Yang Berbahagia Tan Sri Dato' Sri
Abu Seman Yusop
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Masjid Tanah, Melaka
|Preceded by||New constituency|
|Succeeded by||Mas Ermieyati Samsudin|
10 January 1944 |
Malacca, British Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||UMNO—Barisan Nasional|
Tan Sri Dato' Sri Abu Seman Yusop (born 10 January 1944) was the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Masjid Tanah constituency in the state of Melaka from 2004 to 2013. A member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party in the governing Barisan Nasional coalition, he served in the outer ministry of successive governments during that period.
Abu Seman was elected to federal Parliament in the 2004 election for the seat of Masjid Tanah. He was subsequently appointed as a Parliamentary Secretary, and in 2009 was appointed as the Deputy Home Minister by the newly installed Prime Minister Najib Razak. His ministerial and parliamentary career came to an end in 2013, when he was not selected to recontest his seat for Barisan Nasional.
Before entering politics, Abu Seman was a lawyer with his own firm. He is a former police inspector and prosecutor.
|2004||Abu Seman Yusop (UMNO)||24,188||79%||Muhamad Burok (PAS)||5,789||19%|
|2008||Abu Seman Yusop (UMNO)||21,582||68%||Abdul Ghani Abdul Rahman (PAS)||9,297||29%|
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- "Abu Seman akur jika tidak dicalonkan". Berita Harian (in Malay). 15 April 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
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