Former Melaka Chief Minister, Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam, Dies at 81

A Malaysian politician named Datuk Seri Mohd Adib bin Mohamad Adam, DGSM held the positions of Minister of Information from 1982 to 1984, Minister of Rural Development, Cooperatives and Entrepreneurship from 1984 to 1986, and 5th Chief Minister of Malacca from July 1978 to April 1982.

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Ex-Melaka chief minister passes away at age 81.

Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam, a former chief minister of Melaka, passed away this morning at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) from old age. He was 81.

He was brought to HKL Friday night after complaining of breathing problems, according to his wife Zainiah Hussein, 77. She claimed that she learned of his passing this morning around 8:20.

“My husband had never complained of illness before, only in the last month, he suffered a stroke. He was quite weak and his memory was affected,” she said when met by Bernama at Darul Ehsan Mosque, Taman Tun Abdul Razak, Ampang, near here.

At 4:25 PM, more than 100 persons led by the mosque’s Imam, Mohamad Khairi Hussein, offered the funeral prayer. After the Maghrib prayers, he was laid to rest at the Melaka Heroes’ Mausoleum. Adib, who passed away on July 2, 1941, is survived by his wife and four kids.

Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam Age, Family, and Early Life 

Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam was 81 years old. He was born on July 2, 1941, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was of Malaysian nationality.

mohd adib mohamad adam age

No details of his parents are known.

Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam Career, What was his Profession?

Adib worked as the Kuala Selangor district officer’s assistant. He later left his position to take a job as an executive secretary at UMNO’s Putra World Trade Center headquarters (PWTC). He was designated the Malaysian Embassy in the Netherlands’ information attaché in 1971.

Following the general election in 1978, Adib was chosen by the then-prime minister, Tun Hussein Onn, to succeed Datuk Setia Haji Abdul Ghani Ali as the next chief minister of Malacca after winning the Ayer Panas state assembly seat. He held the position of Chief Minister from 11 July 1978 to 26 April 1982 while just being 37 years old.

In the ensuing 1982 general election, Adib ran for the Malacca-based Alor Gajah parliamentary seat and won, becoming a member of parliament. He was then chosen to succeed Dato’ Mohamed Rahmat, who had been named Indonesia’s ambassador to Jakarta, as Minister of Information. Before being named Minister of Rural Development, Cooperatives, and Entrepreneurship, he held the position for two years.

Which school and college did he go to?

Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Tinggi Melaka was where he went for education.

Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam Cripps Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth details of Mohd are currently unknown.

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Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam Wife, What is his relationship?

Mohamad Adam was marred. He is survived by his wife Datin Seri Zainiah and their 4 children.

Is he available on any social media platforms?

We  did a quick search for the social media reach of him but weren’t able to find him on any social media apps.

Physical Appearance of Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam’s Height, Weight

HeightFeet: N / A
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Hair ColourGrey
Eye ColourBrown
Body type Fit
Sexual OrientationStraight 

Interesting facts about Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam’s which should be known

Zodiac SignCancer
Net Worth$1.5 million
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseDatin Seri Zainiah