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Che Abdullah Mat Nawi

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Che Abdullah Mat Nawi
Che Abdullah in 2018
Chairman of the
Farmers' Organisation Authority
In office
15 September 2021 – 24 November 2022
MinisterRonald Kiandee
Preceded byNik Muhammad Zawawi Salleh
Succeeded byMahfuz Omar
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries II
In office
10 March 2020 – 16 August 2021
Serving with Ahmad Hamzah (Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries I)
MonarchAbdullah
Prime MinisterMuhyiddin Yassin
MinisterRonald Kiandee
Preceded bySim Tze Tzin
(Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry)
Succeeded byNik Muhammad Zawawi Salleh
ConstituencyTumpat
Member of the
Kelantan State Executive Council
(Agriculture, Rural Industry & Biotechnology :
19 March 2008 – 6 May 2013 &
Agriculture, Agro-based Industry, Biotechnology and Green Technology :
9 May 2013 – 10 May 2018)
[note 1]
In office
6 May 2013 – 10 May 2018
MonarchMuhammad V
Menteri BesarAhmad Yakob
DeputyAbdul Azziz Kadir
Preceded byHimself
(Agriculture & Biotechnology)
Portfolios established
(Agro-based Industry & Green Technology)
Succeeded byTuan Saripuddin Tuan Ismail
ConstituencyWakaf Bharu
In office
19 March 2008 – 6 May 2013
MonarchsIsmail Petra
(2008–2010)
Muhammad V
(2010–2013)
Menteri BesarNik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat
DeputyNik Mazian Nik Mohamad
(2010–2013)
Succeeded byHimself
(Agriculture & Biotechnology)
Portfolio abolished
(Rural Industry)
ConstituencyWakaf Bharu
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Tumpat
In office
9 May 2018 – 19 November 2022
Preceded byKamarudin Jaffar
(PRPKR)
Succeeded byMumtaz Md Nawi
(PNPAS)
Majority17,500 (2018)
Member of the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly
for Wakaf Bharu
In office
8 March 2008 – 9 May 2018
Preceded byMohd Rosdi Ab Aziz
(BNUMNO)
Succeeded byMohd Rusli Abdullah
(GS–PAS)
Majority660 (2008)
978 (2013)
Personal details
Born
Che Abdullah bin Mat Nawi

(1960-06-14) 14 June 1960 (age 64)
Pasir Mas, Kelantan, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
CitizenshipMalaysian
NationalityMalaysia
Political partyMalaysian Islamic Party (PAS)
(—2022)
United Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
(since 2022)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Rakyat (PR)
(2008—2015)
Gagasan Sejahtera (GS)
(2016—2020)
Perikatan Nasional (PN)
(2020—2022)
Barisan Nasional (BN)
(since 2022)
SpouseSaleha Yaacob
OccupationPolitician

Che Abdullah bin Mat Nawi (Jawi: چئ عبدﷲ بن مت نوي) is a Malaysian politician who served as Chairman of the Farmers' Organisation Authority (FOA) from September 2021 to November 2022, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries II in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration under former Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and former Minister Ronald Kiandee from March 2020 to the collapse of the PN administration in August 2021, Member of Parliament (MP) for Tumpat from May 2018 to November 2022, Member of the Kelantan State Executive Council (EXCO) in the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) and Gagasan Sejahtera (GS) state administrations under Menteris Besar Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat and Ahmad Yakob as well as Member of the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Wakaf Bharu from March 2008 to May 2018. He is a member of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), a component party of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition and was a member as well as State Secretary of Kelantan of the Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS), a component party of the PN and formerly GS and PR coalitions.

Political career[edit]

Che Abdullah contested Wakaf Bharu assembly state in Wakaf Bharu in 2008 and re-elected in 2013 general election. He contested Tumpat parliamentary seat in 2018 and won that seat.

At the party level, he was the Secretary of the Kelantan PAS Liaison Agency. He was also the Chairman of the Agriculture, Agro-based Industry, Biotechnology and Green Technology of the State Government of Kelantan.[1]

On 9 March 2020, Muhyiddin Yassin announced that Che Abdullah will be appointed as Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries and to be served along with Ahmad Hamzah from Barisan Nasional.

Election results[edit]

Kelantan State Legislative Assembly[2]
Year Constituency Candidate Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 N04 Wakaf Bharu Che Abdullah Mat Nawi (PAS) 8,405 52.04% Mohd Rosdi Ab Aziz (UMNO) 7,745 47.96% 16,417 660 85.02%
2013 Che Abdullah Mat Nawi (PAS) 11,515 52.22% Mohd Rosdi Ab Aziz (UMNO) 10,537 47.78% 22,369 978 87.70%
Parliament of Malaysia[3][4]
Year Constituency Candidate Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P019 Tumpat Che Abdullah Mat Nawi (PAS) 47,041 54.33% Wan Johani Wan Hussin (UMNO) 29,541 34.12% 88,733 17,500 79.99%
Nordin Salleh (BERSATU) 10,003 11.55%
2022 Che Abdullah Mat Nawi (UMNO) 30,633 29.27% Mumtaz Md. Nawi (PAS) 65,426 62.51% 106,131 34,793 70.07%
Wan Ahmad Johari Wan Omar (AMANAH) 7,762 7.42%
Che Mohamad Aswari Che Ali (PUTRA) 593 0.57%
Khairul Azwan Kamarrudin (WARISAN) 245 0.23%

Honours[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Assumed portfolios on 9 May 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maklumat Calon dan Kawasan Pilihan Raya N4 WAKAF BHARU Kelantan - Pilihan Raya Umum ke-14 - Utusan Online". Archived from the original on 9 December 2018. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 14 April 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout, including votes for third parties. Results before 1986 election unavailable.
  3. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE – 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 13 September 2020. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  4. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.