Thursday, February 28, 2008
Present and past Governor
Tun Datuk Patinggi Haji Muhammad Salahuddin (garlanded in1st picture) is an evergreen Head of State or Governor of Sarawak. He first became Sarawak's 3rd Governor in 1977, succeeding the 2nd Governor, the late Tun Datuk Patinggi Tuanku Haji Bujang.(second picture) The first Governor of Sarawak was the late Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg, the fourth was Tun Datuk Patinggi Haji Abdul Rahman Yakub, the fifth was the late Tun Datuk Patinggi Ahmad Jaidi Adruce. The sixth and current one is Tun Datuk Patinggi Haji Muhammad Salahuddin again. 4 of the 6 Governors of Sarawak were originally from Sibu area. Tun Datuk Patinggi Haji Abdul Rahman Yakub was from Mukah which was part of Sibu Division before it became a division of its own on March 1, 2002.