Sapawi Ahmad

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Yang Berbahagia Datuk
Sapawi Ahmad
Sipitang Sabah Sapawi-Ahmad-during-Fly-Jalur-gemilang-Campaign-2013-01.jpg
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Sipitang, Sabah
In office
Preceded by Yusof Yaacob
Succeeded by Yamani Hafez Musa
Personal details
Born Sapawi bin Amat Wasali @ Ahmad
(1956-07-05) 5 July 1956 (age 61)
Sipitang, Crown Colony of North Borneo
Political party United Malays National Organisation
Other political
Barisan Nasional
Spouse(s) Patimah Ali
Children 5
Alma mater National University of Malaysia
Occupation Politician

Datuk Sapawi Ahmad (born 5 July 1956) is a Malaysian politician. He was the former Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Sipitang constituency in Sabah, representing the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) in the Barisan Nasional coalition from 2018 to May 2018.[1]

Sapawi was elected to Parliament in the 2008 election, replacing the UMNO incumbent Yusof Yaacob in the seat of Sipitang.[2][3] Before entering federal politics, Sapawi was an Assistant Minister in the Sabah State Government.[2]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P178 Sipitang, Sabah[3]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Sapawi Ahmad (UMNO) 11,905 65% Karim Tassim (PKR) 5,759 32%
2013 Sapawi Ahmad (UMNO) 16,377 67% Ramlee Dua (PKR) 6,908 28%


  1. ^ "Sapawi bin Haji Amat Wasali @ Ahmad, Y.B. Datuk". Parliament of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 11 December 2009. Retrieved 30 March 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "15 'new blood' BN hopefuls". Daily Express (Malaysia). 22 February 2008. Archived from the original on 21 June 2011. Retrieved 30 March 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 18 May 2018.  Percentage figures based on total turnout (including votes for candidates not listed).

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