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Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz

نيق محمد عبدوه نيق عبدالعزيز
Chairman of South Kelantan Development Authority (KESEDAR)
Assumed office
1 May 2020
MinisterAbdul Latiff Ahmad
Director GeneralIskandar Zurkarnain Ibrahim
Preceded bySazmi Miah
Youth chief of the Malaysian Islamic Party
In office
6 June 2015 – 17 April 2017
PresidentAbdul Hadi Awang
DeputyMuhammad Khalil Abdul Hadi
Preceded bySuhaizan Kayat
Succeeded byMuhammad Khalil Abdul Hadi
ConstituencyPengkalan Chepa
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Bachok
Assumed office
9 May 2018
Preceded byAhmad Marzuk Shaary (PAS)
Majority3,292 (2018)
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Pasir Mas
In office
5 May 2013 – 9 May 2018
Preceded byIbrahim Ali (IND)
Succeeded byAhmad Fadhli Shaari (PAS)
Majority8,047 (2013)
Personal details
Born
Nik Mohamad Abduh bin Nik Abdul Aziz

(1970-03-22) 22 March 1970 (age 51)
Pengkalan Chepa, Kelantan, Malaysia
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyMalaysian Islamic Party (PAS)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Rakyat (PR) (until 2015)
Gagasan Sejahtera (GS) (2016–present)
Perikatan Nasional (PN) (2020-present)
Muafakat Nasional (MN) (2019-present)
RelationsNik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat (father)
Alma materAl-Azhar University
Darul Uloom Deoband
OccupationPolitician

Nik Mohamad Abduh bin Nik Abdul Aziz (Jawi نيق محمد عبدوه نيق عبدالعزيز; born 22 March 1970) is a Malaysian politician. He serves in the government as Chairman of South Kelantan Development Authority (KESEDAR).[1]

Background[edit]

Nik Abduh was born on 22 March 1969. He started his studies at the Kedai Lalat Primary School, Kota Kambing. Continuing his secondary education in Madrasah Nurul Anuar and Maahad Muhammadi (Men's School). After graduating, he continued his religious studies at Nadwatul Scholars in Lucknow, India and Darul Uloom, Deoband, India as well as Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.

Career[edit]

Upon graduation, he resigned as an educator:

1. Maahad Muhammadi (boys' school) in 1995 (for 7 months)

2. Maahad Muhammadi (girls' school) (1997–1998)

3. 1st Assistant Teacher (GPK1) in Maahad Darul Anuar (1998–1999)

4. Mudir in Maahad Darul Anuar (2000–2002)

5. Attending Nun Berhad Academy (2003)

6. Principals in Tahfiz Maahad and Nikmatillah Religious Studies (2004–2007).

In addition, he was also a Member of Council Kota Bharu Municipal Council for 8 years.

Politics[edit]

In the political arena, Ustaz Nik Abduh has held several positions at the Center up to the Branch.

Center

1. Syura Council Members (2015–2020)

2. Central PAS Working committee members (2013–2015)

3. Central PAS Working committee members (2017–Present)

Youth

1. Chairman of PAS Youth Council Youth PAS Malaysia (2015–2017)

2. Deputy Chairman of PAS Youth Council Malaysia (2011–2013)

3. PAS Youth Council Exco Malaysia (2007–2011)

4. Kelantan PAS Youth Council deputy chairperson (2007–2009)

5. Kelantan PAS Youth Council Exco (2001–2007)

Area

Head of PAS Youth Council for Pengkalan Chepa (2001–2009)

Branch

Member of the PAS Committee of the Melaka Island Branch.

He contested for the first time in the 13th General Election in 2013 at the Pasir Mas seat and won the seat after defeating Independent candidate Dato' Ibrahim Ali.

Nik Mohamad Abduh now holds the Bachok parliamentary seat after winning the last General Election by defeating Barisan Nasional, Awang Adek Hussin and Pakatan Harapan candidate Zulkifli Zakaria by 3,292.

Issues[edit]

Brother detained under ISA[edit]

His brother Nik Adli was held under the Malaysian Internal Security Act in 2001 for alleged terrorist activities including planning jihad, possession of weapons, and membership in the Kumpulan Mujahidin Malaysia (KMM), an Islamist extremist group.[2][3][4][5] After 5 years in detention without trial, he was released.[6]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[7][8]
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 P022 Pasir Mas Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz (PAS) 33,431 56.84% Ibrahim Ali (IND) 25,384 43.16% 60,168 8,047 83.61%
2018 P025 Bachok Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz (PAS) 36,188 48.93% Awang Adek Hussin (UMNO) 32,896 44.48% 75,945 3,292 82.01%
Zulkifli Zakaria (PPBM) 4,880 6.60%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nik Abduh, Azizah Dun antara lima Pengerusi baharu". Khairil Anwar Mohd Amin (in Malay). Sinar Harian. 1 May 2020. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  2. ^ Kumpulan Mujahidin Malaysia (KMM) GlobalSecurity.org
  3. ^ Wong, Chun Wai; Charles, Lourdes (2 January 2003). "Nik Aziz's son named in report". The Star (Malaysia).
  4. ^ Kumpulan Mujahidin Malaysia Novelguide.com
  5. ^ Background Information on Other Terrorist Groups US Department of State
  6. ^ MacIntyre, Ian; Zulklifli, C.A. (19 October 2006). "Nik Aziz's son freed with 10 others". The Star (Malaysia).
  7. ^ "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE – 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  8. ^ "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.