By Chew Lip Song
DEPUTY Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Hanifah Taib is the “wealthiest” federal Cabinet member from Sarawak, owning assets valued at between RM10 million to RM15 million.
Based on the assets declaration of Cabinet members posted on the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) website, the daughter of the Sarawak Yang Di-Pertua Negeri, Tun Pehin Sri Taib Mahmud, draws a monthly salary of RM37,347.65.
The “poorest” Cabinet member from Sarawak is Deputy Rural Development Minister Datuk Henry Sum Agong, whose assets are less than RM1 million and draws a monthly salary of RM25,700, which is also the lowest among the 10 Ministers and Deputy Ministers from Sarawak.
Senior Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof has declared assets of between RM1 million and RM2.5 million and receives a monthly salary of RM54,736.48.
Energy and Natural Resources Deputy Minister Ali Biju draws the highest monthly salary among the state’s ministers and deputy ministers at RM58,762.89. He has assets between RM5 million and RM8.5 million.
Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi is not listed. More details from the MACC website here.
|Cabinet member||Position||Monthly salary||Total Assets|
|Datuk Hanifah Taib||Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department|
(Sabah and Sarawak Affairs)
|RM 37,347.65||RM10 million to RM15 million|
|Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang||Deputy Health Minister||RM 40,000.00||RM5 million to RM8.5 million|
|Ali Biju||Deputy Energy and Natural Resources Minister||RM 58,762.89||RM5 million to RM8.5 million|
|Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Jaafar||Entrepreneur Development Minister||RM 42,907.20||RM2.5 million to RM5 million|
|Hasbi Habibollah||Deputy Transport Minister||RM 36,262.89||RM2.5 million to RM5 million|
|Willie Mongin||Deputy Plantation and Commodities Minister||RM 33,450.00||RM2.5 million to RM5 million|
|Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof||Senior Works Minister||RM 54,736.48||RM1 million to RM2.5 million|
|Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri||Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister||RM 44,138.32||RM1 million to RM2.5 million|
|Datuk Henry Sum Agong||Deputy Rural Development Minister||RM 25,700.00||Less than RM1 million|