by TMR / pic by BERNAMA
GERIK MP Datuk Hasbullah Osman (picture) died in Raub, Pahang, yesterday afternoon due to heart disease. He was 63.
Temenggor state assemblyman Salbiah Mohamed when contacted by Bernama, confirmed the matter.
She said Hasbullah was pronounced dead at the Raub Hospital. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin extended his condolences to Hasbullah’s family over the news.
“My family and I extend our condolences to the family of the late on the passing of a loved one,” Muhyiddin said in a statement posted on his official Facebook page.
“He was my former political secretary when I was deputy prime minister. As the political secretary, the deceased has played a major role in shaping my political journey, a service I greatly appreciate to this day. We shared a lot of memories,” he added, describing Hasbullah’s death as “a great loss for me”.
“On behalf of the government, I would like to express my deepest appreciation and gratitude for the services of the late Allahyarham throughout his tenure as the people’s representative and also as the chairman of Syarikat Perumahan Negara Bhd,” he said.