Husam Musa

Datuk Husam bin Musa (Jawi: حسام بن موسى; born 14 October 1959) is a Malaysian politician who served as Vice-President of the National Trust Party (AMANAH), a component party of the opposition Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition and Senator from September 2018 to September 2021. [1]

Husam Musa
DMSM
حسام بن موسى
Husam Musa in 2019
Chairman of Pakatan Harapan for Kelantan
In office
30 August 2017  9 March 2021
Preceded byHimself
Succeeded byMuhammad Husain
Exco roles (Kelantan)
2004–2008Chairman of the Planning, Finance and National Development
2008–2013Chairman of the Economic Planning, Finance and Welfare
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
1999–2004Malaysian Islamic Party
Faction represented in Dewan Negara
2018–2021Pakatan Harapan
Faction represented in Kelantan State Legislative Assembly
2004–2016Malaysian Islamic Party
2016–2018National Trust Party
Other roles
2018–2020Chairman of Kemubu Agriculture Development Authority (Kada)
Personal details
Born
Husam bin Musa

(1959-10-14) 14 October 1959
Kampung Kota, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyMalaysian Islamic Party (PAS) (till 2016)
National Trust Party (AMANAH) (since 2016)
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Alternatif (BA) (1999-2004)
Pakatan Rakyat (PR) (2008-2015)
Pakatan Harapan (PH) (since 2016)
SpouseRohana Abd Rahman
Children7 sons
Parent(s)Musa
Salma Idris
Alma materUniversity of Malaya
OccupationPolitician
Websitewww.husammusa.com
Husam Musa on Parliament of Malaysia

Biography

Husam Musa was born at Kampung Kota, Kota Bharu, in the state of Kelantan, Malaysia.

He went to Sekolah Rendah Kota, Kota Bharu (1965–1971), Sekolah Menengah Sultan Ismail, Kota Bharu (1972–1975), Maktab Sultan Ismail (1976–1979). Later, he gained his Degree in Economics at University of Malaya (1980–1983). He studied Arabic in Jordan in 1987.

At University of Malaya, he was active in student activities, serving as council member of PMUM in 1981–82 when Ahmad Shabery Cheek served as president. He also served as Secretary General of PBMUM.

Husam's early career included a stint as Harakah journalist in 1985 and in 1990–1993 he was the Press Secretary to the Menteri Besar of Kelantan Dato' Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat. In 1993–1999 he was appointed political secretary to the Menteri Besar.

He is married to Rohana Abd Rahman and they have seven sons.

Political career

Previously he was the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) Vice-President, from 2011 until 2015. On 6 May 2016, he was sacked from PAS by the party's disciplinary committee for alleged misconduct.[2]

Husam as a PAS member, was the former Kelantan State Legislative Assemblyman for the Salor constituency (2008-2018) and Kijang constituency (2004-2008). He was also the federal Member of Parliament for Kubang Kerian in 1999–2004. His tenure as Member of Parliament gave him the prominence as a very capable politician in Malaysia and he received the accolade as "Newsmaker of the Year 2003" (malaysiakini.com) for his tenacity to bring up issues of public interest. Beside contesting and winning the Salor state seat in the 2013 Malaysian general election, he also contested the parliamentary seat of Putrajaya but had lost to Barisan Nasional's Tengku Adnan Mansor.[3]

In the 2018 Malaysian general election, under his new party AMANAH he contested but lost both the Kota Bharu parliamentary seat and Salor state seat.[4]

Election results

Parliament of Malaysia[5][6][7][8][9]
Year Constituency Candidate Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
1999 P024 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan Husam Musa (PAS) 25,384 73.20% Siti Jeliha @ Zaleha Hussin (UMNO) 9,293 26.80% 35,246 16,091 76.79%
2013 P125 Putrajaya Husam Musa (PAS) 4,402 30.69% Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor (UMNO) 9,943 69.31% 14,465 5,541 91.60%
2018 P021 Kota Bharu, Kelantan Husam Musa (AMANAH) 22,422 33.48% Takiyuddin Hassan (PAS) 28,291 42.24% 68,306 5,869 77.00%
Fikhran Hamshi Mohd Fatmi (UMNO) 16,256 24.27%
2022 P022 Pasir Mas, Kelantan Husam Musa (PKR) 6,439 9.88% Ahmad Fadhli Shaari (PAS) 44,444 68.21% 66,145 30,717 68.91%
Abdul Ghani Harun (UMNO) 13,727 21.07%
Nasrul Ali Hassan Abdul Latif (PUTRA) 543 0.83%
Kelantan State Legislative Assembly[5][6][7][8][9]
Year Constituency Candidate Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2004 N5 Kijang Husam Musa (PAS) 6,916 62.16% Che Rosli Hassan (UMNO) 4,034 36.26% 11,126 2,882 79.35%
2008 N17 Salor Husam Musa (PAS) 8,329 60.96% Ismail Mamat (UMNO) 5,097 37.31% 13,662 3,232 82.66%
2013 Husam Musa (PAS) 10,231 60.73% Noordin Awang (UMNO) 6,548 38.87% 17,042 3,683 85.16%
2018 Husam Musa (AMANAH) 3,617 16.93% Saiful Adli Abd Bakar (PAS) 11,206 52.46% 21,836 4,666 80.39%
Mohd Noordin Awang (UMNO) 6,540 30.61%

Honours

Husam was earlier conferred the Dato' Paduka Jiwa Mahkota Kelantan award which carry the title Dato' when he was an exco in 2006 by the previous Sultan Ismail Petra of Kelantan but the award was revoked by his son, Sultan Muhammad V in February 2018. On 13 October 2018, Husam was awarded Darjah Mulia Seri Melaka by Tuan Yang Terutama Yang Dipertua Negeri Melaka which carry the title Datuk.

  •  Kelantan :
    • Knight Commander of the Order of the Life of the Crown of Kelantan (DJMK) – Dato' (2006, revoked 7 February 2018)[10][11]
  •  Malacca :
    • Companion Class I of the Exalted Order of Malacca (DMSM) – Datuk (2018)[12]

References

  1. "Husam Musa sworn in as senator". Bernama. Malaysiakini. 3 September 2018. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  2. "Husam Musa sacked from PAS" (in Malay). www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  3. "Laluan Husam untuk menang di Putrajaya sukar". Bernama (in Malay). The Borneo Post. 12 April 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2013.
  4. "Husam tewas di DUN, Parlimen Kelantan". FMT Reporters (in Malay). Free Malaysia Today. 9 May 2018. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  5. "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 19 June 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  6. "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  7. "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM 13". Sistem Pengurusan Maklumat Pilihan Raya Umum. Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 14 March 2021. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  8. "SEMAKAN KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM KE - 14" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 13 September 2020. Retrieved 17 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  9. "The Star Online GE14". The Star. Retrieved 24 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
  10. "Kelantan sultan strips Husam, former MP of datukship". Malaysiakini. 7 February 2018. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  11. Joceline Tan (7 February 2018). "With 'datuk' revocation, Kelantan palace sends strong signal about Amanah". The Star. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  12. "Husam kembali bergelar 'datuk', Mujahid Dr Dzul Ahmad Awang 'datuk seri'". MALAYSIADATELINE (in Malay). 13 October 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
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