JOHOR BARU: Johor has appointed its first-ever state executive councillor who is an independent representative.
Pemanis assemblyman Dr Chong Fat Full created history when he was sworn in as part of the state’s 10-member exco team on Friday (March 6).
Dr Chong, previously from PKR, quit his party and became independent two days ago.
All 10-members of the state executive committees have been sworn in front of Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar at Istana Bukit Serene here.
Among them are Umno state secretary Datuk Samsol Bari Jamali, who is Semarang assemblyman, Rengit assemblyman Ayub Jamil, Layang Layang assemblyman Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi, Sungai Balang assemblywoman Zaiton Ismail.
Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) have four representative in the lineup, including its state chairman and Puteri Wangsa assemblyman Mazlan Bujang, Tenang assemblyman Mohd Solihan Badri, Larkin assemblyman Mohd Izhar Ahmad and Bukit Permai assemblyman Tosrin Jarvanthi.
State MIC chairman and Kahang assemblyman R. Vidyanathan and Pemanis assemblyman Dr Chong Fat Full make up the remaining members.
However, their portfolios have not been made known. Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad will likely shed light on the matter during a press conference at the Mentri Besar’s official residence in Saujana today.