Lukanisman Awang Sauni

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Lukanisman Awang Sauni
Deputy Minister of Health
Assumed office
10 December 2022
Prime MinisterAnwar Ibrahim
MinisterZaliha Mustafa
Preceded byNoor Azmi Ghazali
(Deputy Minister of Health I)
Aaron Ago Dagang
(Deputy Minister of Health II)
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Sibuti
Assumed office
9 May 2018
Preceded byAhmad Lai Bujang
Majority3,676 (2018)
11,745 (2022)
Chairman of the
Sustainable Energy Development Authority
In office
16 April 2020 – 3 December 2022
MinisterShamsul Anuar Nasarah
Takiyuddin Hassan
Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad
(since 2022)
Chief Executive OfficerHamzah Hussin
Preceded byWong Kah Woh
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2018Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu
2018–Gabungan Parti Sarawak
Personal details
Born (1982-02-01) 1 February 1982 (age 41)
Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
Political partyParti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB)
Other political
Barisan Nasional (BN)
(–2018, aligned:since 2020)
Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS)
(since 2018)
Perikatan Nasional (PN)
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
(aligned:since 2022)
Alma materUniversity of Malaya

Lukanisman bin Awang Sauni (born 1 February 1982) is a Malaysian politician who has served as the Deputy Minister of Health in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration under Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim and Minister Zaliha Mustafa since December 2022, Chairman of the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) since April 2020 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sibuti since May 2018. He is a member of the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB), a component party of the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) and formerly Barisan Nasional (BN) coalitions.[1][2][3]

Lukanisman was born in Miri and is of mixed ethnic Melanau and Chinese descent.[1] He obtained a bachelor's degree from University of Malaya.[1] Prior to joining politics, he worked at the Special Affairs Department (JASA).[1][2][3]

He contested for Sibuti at the 2018 election, where he defeated 2 opposition candidates — Jemat Panjang and Zulaihi Bakar, with a majority of 3,676 votes.[4] As an MP from Sarawak, he has been putting efforts to make Niah Cave as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.[1][2][3] He is also a member of the Young Parliamentary Caucus within the Dewan Rakyat.[1][2]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 P218 Sibuti, Sarawak Lukanisman Awang Sauni (PBB) 12,214 54.60% Jemat Panjang (PKR) 8,538 38.17% 22,369 3,676 70.19%
Zulaihi Bakar (PAS) 1,617 7.23%
2022 Lukanisman Awang Sauni (PBB) 22,150 65.31% Zolhaidah Suboh (PKR) 10,405 30.68% 34,371 11,745 57.95%
Bobby William (PBDSB) 1,361 4.01%


  1. ^ a b c d e f "YB TUAN LUKANISMAN AWANG SAUNI". 24 April 2020. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d "Lukanisman Awang Sauni dilantik pengerusi baharu SEDA". 28 April 2020. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  3. ^ a b c "Seda announces Lukanisman Awang Sauni as new chairman". 28 April 2020. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  4. ^ "BN berjaya pertahankan Parlimen Sibuti". 10 May 2018. Retrieved 27 August 2021.