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KOTA KINABALU, Oct 4 — Azam Jaya Sdn Bhd Managing Director Tan Sri Joseph Lo @ Lo Tain Foh heads the list of 1, 423 recipients of the state awards and medals in conjunction with the 66th birthday of Sabah Yang Dipertua Negri Tun Juhar Mahiruddin, tomorrow.
Lo is among the three recipients of the Seri Panglima Darjah Kinabalu (SPDK) which is the highest award in Sabah carrying the title ‘Datuk Seri Panglima’.
The other SPDK recipients are former state secretary Datuk KY Mustafa and Kadazan Society Sabah President Datuk Marcel Leiking.
Sabah Chief Minister’s wife Datin Seri Shuryani Shuaib is among 68 people to be conferred the second highest award in the state which is the Panglima Gemilang Darjah Kinabalu (PGDK) which carries the title of ‘Datuk’.
Also to be awarded the PGDK are President of Sabah Journalists Association and Sabah Bureau Chief Muguntan Vanar; State Criminal Investigation Department Head, SAC Jauteh Dikun; Eastern Fleet commander Rear Admiral Datuk Abdul Rahman Ayob; Parti Warisan Sabah secretary-general Lorreto Padua Jr.
Other recipients of the PGDK are Abdul Nasser Abdul Wahid; Ahmad Lakim; SAC Ahmad Fuad Othman; Ainon Mohd; [email protected] Tokuzip; Amarjit Singh; [email protected] Aminah Jabarhan; Ang Kian [email protected] Ang; Anne Keyworth Nee Anne John; Asnan Yunus Achung.
Awang Ahmad Sah; Awang Kassim Gemok; Chang Chin Shin; Chee Chi Vui; Chew Sang Hai; Chiu Nyuk Loi @ Anthony; Chiu Chun Tau; Dahlan A.H. Tengah; George Lew @ George Liew; Hamdu Amam Balabatu.
Hanjan Samit; Heric Corray A/L Solomon Dorry; Ho Hin Chai; Honorsius Bosuin; Ibrahim Pengiran Dewa; Ismail Bongsu; Ismail Mohd Said; Ismail Palil; Izhar Idrus; James Ibrahim; Johair Binti Mat Lani; Kula Jamudin; Lee Puan [email protected] Lee; Lee Swi Heng; Lim Teck Kiong; Masnah Mat Salleh; ACP Mat [email protected] Salahuddin Che Ali; Melvin Gregory Disimond; Mohamed Hatta Mohamed Tarmizi.
Mohamed [email protected] Abdullah; Montoi Sahih; Brig Jen Muhammad Hafizuddeain Jantan; Nor Asiah Mohd Yusof; Dr Ong Ee; Osman Ahmed; Patrick [email protected] Su Teck; Peter Sak Moon Loong; Richard Jomiji Kinsil; Rusdi Mohd Isa.
Also to be awarded the PGDK are Sabarul Alfian Mokhtar; [email protected] Sangul; Sidin Abdul Karim; Stephen Simpil; Suria Idris; Susan Ann Sheward; Tiong King Kiong; William Baya; Wong Chik Hing; Wong Poh [email protected]; Yahamad Budin; Yong Ket How; Yong Oi Kiong and Yusran Shah Mohd Yusof.
Putatan Member of Parliament (MP) Awang Husaini Sahari is among the 16 conferred the Justice of the Peace (JP).
Also to be awarded JP are Commandant of Regiment 516 Territorial Army, Brigadier General Tan Sri Liew Yun Fah; State Land Survey Department director Datuk Safar Untong; Labuan MP Datuk Rozman Isli; and state Attorney General Datuk Zaleha Rose Pandin.
Other recipients are Brenndon Keith Soh; Francis Ariffin; Wong Hock Phin; Datuk Armani Maharuddin; Awang [email protected] Zaini; Dana Arabi Wazani; Jamil Hamzah; Jasen Vun Vui Fen; [email protected] O.T Ghani; Loriot Kenson and Noor Azlan Tun Ahmadshah.
A total of 75 people will receive the title Ahli Setia Darjah Kinabalu (ASDK) and among are Gan En Siong @ Fredian Gan (Permanent Secretary to the Sabah Rural Development Ministry); Augustine Tuuga (Sabah Wildlife director); Sadim Abdul (Sabah Road and Transport Department); Majella Tan Marquez (Sabah Archives Department Deputy Director).
Dr Alim Impira (Deputy Director of Customs Sabah); Prof Dr Rossita Shapawi (Director of Borneo Marine Research Institute); Colin Nicholas Forsythe (Media Officer to Sabah Chief Minister); Ambrose [email protected] Jaimis (Keningau District Council Member); Fiona Andrew Siambun (Press secretary of Sabah Chief Minister); and Charles Yeo Boon Poh (Deputy Director of the Irrigation and Drainage Department of Sabah).
Sabah Football Chief Coach [email protected] Tabias Ating will be among the 271 recipients of the Ahli Darjah Kinabalu (ADK).
Meanwhile, there will also be 456 recipients of the Bintang Setia Kinabalu (BSK), 324 recipients of Bintang Kinabalu (BK) and 210 people will receive the Pingat Perkhidmatan Terpuji (PPT). — Bernama