Tun Abdul Rahman Yaakub dies

Former Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Yaakub died at 9.40pm on his hospital bed in Normah Specialist Medical Center today.

The 88 year old, who held office as the fourth head of state between April 2, 1981 and April 2, 1985.

Born in Kampung Jepak in Bintulu on January 3, 1928, Rahman is also the uncle of the current head of state Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud.

He also served as the third Chief Minister between July 7, 1970 and March 26, 1981.

Al Fatihah.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: