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Ginibun is made Deputy Speaker
Published on: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Kota Kinabalu: Pensioner Datuk George Ginibun, 76, has been appointed a Sabah Deputy Legislative Assembly Speaker.

He was sworn in before Head of State Tun Juhar Mahiruddin and his consort Toh Puan Norlidah Tan Sri R.M. Jasni at Istana Negeri on Tuesday (pic).

He then signed the letter of appointment witnessed by Kota Kinabalu High Court Judge Datuk Mairin @ Martin Idang.

George, who hails from Penampang, was a former Chief Executive Officer of Sabah Credit Corporation.

He also served in the Health Department and Agriculture Department for 37 years.


He has a Masters in Business Administration from University of Miami, USA, and hoped that his experience as the former Permanent Chairman of Upko would help him in discharging his duties and responsibilities.

Apart from George, Datuk Ahmad Abdul Rahman was also appointed as the new State Deputy Speaker on June 8.

Also present were Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal, State Secretary Tan Sri Sukarti Wakiman, Speaker Datuk Seri Syed Abas Syed Ali, Deputy Chief Minister cum Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Jaujan Sambakong, Law and Sabah Native Affairs Minister Datuk Aidi Moktar and Rural Development Minister Ewon Benedict.


X 1.jpeg – George received the letter of appointment from Tun Juhar at Istana Negeri on Tuesday. 2.jpeg – George swearing in as the new State Deputy Speaker before Tun Juhar and Toh Puan Norlidah at Istana Negeri. 5.jpeg – George (sixth from left) and Margaret posing with Tun Juhar (middle) and Toh Puan Norlidah (seventh right) together with others.

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