Ariff Sabri Abdul Aziz
Mohamad Ariff Sabri Abdul Aziz
محمد عارف صبري بن عبد العزيز
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament|
for Raub, Pahang
6 May 2013 – 10 May 2018
|Preceded by||Ng Yen Yen (MCA-BN)|
|Succeeded by||Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji (DAP-PH)|
|Member of the Pahang State Legislative Assembly|
for Pulau Manis
21 March 2004 – 8 March 2008
|Preceded by||New constituency|
|Succeeded by||Khairuddin Mahmud (UMNO-BN)|
|Born||1956 (age 62–63)|
Kampung Parit, Pekan, Pahang, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||Democratic Action Party (DAP) (2012–)|
United Malay National Organization (UMNO) (until 2012)
|Alma mater||University of Malaya |
University of Manchester (Owens)
|Known for||Blogger name of Sakmongkol AK47|
Dato' Mohamad Ariff Sabri bin Abdul Aziz (Jawi: محمد عارف صبري بن عبد العزيز), commonly known by his blogger name of Sakmongkol AK47, is a Malaysian politician and prominent blogger. He is a member of Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component of Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition. He was the Member of Parliament of Raub in Pahang for one term from 2013 to 2018.
Ariff Sabri was a member of United Malay National Organization (UMNO) until 2012 and served as the Pekan UMNO chief of information under Dato' Seri Najib Razak from 2000 to 2004 formerly. He was also the former Pahang assemblyman for Pulau Manis from 2004 to 2008 then.
In early 2012, he and another prominent blogger, Aspan Alias left UMNO and joined the DAP, citing UMNO's failure to eradicate corruption and increase the livelihood of Malays in general. He won the Pahang parliamentary seat of Raub under the DAP ticket in the 2013 general election.
|2004||Ariff Sabri Abdul Aziz (UMNO)||7,153||66.27%||Mohd Fadzil Malek (PAS)||2,662||24.66%||10,794||4,491||80.98%|
|2013||Ariff Sabri Abdul Aziz (DAP)||23,415||51.96%||Hoh Khai Mun (MCA)||20,601||45.72%||45,060||2,814||83.10%|
- "Penulis blog Umno dilaporkan sertai DAP" (in Malay). Malaysiakini. 3 January 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
- "DAP MP Ariff Sabri recovering from stroke". Free Malaysia Today. 23 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
- "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
- "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
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