Yamani Hafez Musa

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Yamani Hafez Musa
يماني حفيظ بن موسى
Deputy Minister of Finance II
In office
30 August 2021 – 24 November 2022
Serving with Mohd Shahar Abdullah (Deputy Minister of Finance I)
Prime MinisterIsmail Sabri Yaakob
MinisterTengku Zafrul Aziz
Preceded byMohd Shahar Abdullah
Succeeded bySteven Sim Chee Keong
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Sipitang
In office
9 May 2018 – 19 November 2022
Preceded bySapawi Ahmad
Succeeded byMatbali Musah
Majority852 (2018)
Chairman of the FELCRA Berhad
In office
29 July 2020 – 1 September 2021
MinisterAbdul Latiff Ahmad
Mahdzir Khalid
Chief Executive OfficerMohd Nazrul Izam Mansor
Preceded byShabudin Yahaya
Succeeded byAhmad Jazlan Yaakub
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
2018Barisan Nasional
2019–2020Pakatan Harapan
2020–2022Malaysian United Indigenous Party
2020–2022Perikatan Nasional
2023–Gabungan Rakyat Sabah
(as party coalition)
Personal details
Yamani Hafez bin Musa

(1978-10-31) 31 October 1978 (age 44)
Sipitang, Sabah, Malaysia
Nationality Malaysia
Political partyUnited Malays National Organisation (UMNO)
Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU)
Sabah People's Ideas Party (GAGASAN Rakyat)
(since 2023)
Other political
Barisan Nasional (BN)
(–2018, aligned:since 2020)
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
Perikatan Nasional (PN)
(since 2020)
Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS)
(allied;since 2020, member;since 2023)
RelationsMusa Aman (father)
Alma materUniversity of Canterbury
Yamani Hafez Musa on Facebook

Yamani Hafez bin Musa (Jawi: يماني حفيظ بن موسى; born 31 October 1978) is a Malaysian politician who served as the Deputy Minister of Finance II in the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration under former Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and former Minister Tengku Zafrul Aziz from August 2021 to the collapse of the BN administration in November 2022, Member of Parliament (MP) for Sipitang from May 2018 to November 2022 and Chairman of FELCRA Berhad from July 2020 to September 2021. In 2019 until 2022, He was a former member of the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU), a component of the Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition.[1][2] He is also the son of Musa Aman, the former Chief Minister of Sabah. In 2023, He is an official member of the Sabah People's Ideas Party (GAGASAN Rakyat), a component of the Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) coalition.

Personal life[edit]

Yamani is the son of Musa Aman, the former Chief Minister of Sabah.[3][4] He has an undergraduate degree of commerce from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand and master's degree in business administration from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).


In the 2018 general election (GE14), UMNO had fielded him to contest the Sipitang parliamentary seat despite his participation into politics are being opposed by his father.[3][4][5] He subsequently won in a three-corner contest facing a new candidate Noor Hayaty Mustapha from the Sabah Heritage Party (WARISAN) and Dayang Aezzy Liman from the Sabah People's Hope Party (PHRS).[6][7]


After the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition's fall in the GE14 as well following the disappearance of his father Musa Aman, Yamani was not seen in public too.[8] He finally presented at the parliament to take his oath as a Member of Parliament on 7 January 2019, nine days shy of the 16 January deadline.[9][10]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia[11]
Year Constituency Candidate Votes Pct. Opponent(s) Votes Pct. Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2018 Sipitang Yamani Hafez Musa (UMNO) 12,038 47.24% Noor Hayaty Mustapha (WARISAN) 11,186 43.90% 25,483 852 79.93%
Dayang Aezzy Liman (PHRS) 1,547 6.07%



  1. ^ Muguntan Vanar, Stephanie Lee and Natasha Joibi (12 December 2018). "Sabah Umno exodus sees nine of 10 Aduns, five of six MPs leave". The Star. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  2. ^ Muguntan Vanar (17 September 2019). "Musa Aman's son Yamani joins Bersatu". The Star. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b Stephanie Lee; Fatimah Zainal; Natasha Joibi (28 April 2018). "Musa Aman's debutante son faces off against two women candidates". Berita Harian. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Umno: 'Anak palsu Musa' terbabit dakwaan nepotisme" (in Malay). Free Malaysia Today. 26 April 2018. Archived from the original on 30 June 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  5. ^ Nancy Lai (26 April 2018). "Yamani happy youth leaders allowed to contest". The Borneo Post. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  6. ^ Noorasvilla Muhamma (28 April 2018). "Pertembungan tiga penjuru di Libaran" (in Malay). Utusan Borneo. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  7. ^ Nandini Balakrishnan (10 May 2018). "Historic Win: The Complete Result Of GE14's Parliamentary Seats Across Malaysia". Says.com. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  8. ^ Timothy Achariam; Amar Shah Mohsen (24 October 2018). "Time running out for Sipatang MP". The Sun. Retrieved 7 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Musa Aman's son to be sworn in as Sipitang MP on Jan 7". Malaysiakini. 19 December 2018. Retrieved 23 December 2018.
  10. ^ Joceline Tan (7 January 2019). "Musa Aman's son Yamani finally sworn in as Sipitang MP". The Star. Retrieved 8 January 2019.

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