Sakaran Dandai

Tun Sakaran Mohd Hashim bin Dandai (born 15 April 1930)[1] is a Malaysian politician who served as the eighth Chief Minister and Governor of the Malaysian state of Sabah.

Sakaran Dandai
8th Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sabah
In office
1 January 1995  31 December 2002
Preceded byMohammad Said Keruak
Succeeded byAhmadshah Abdullah
8th Chief Minister of Sabah
In office
17 March 1994  27 December 1994
Preceded byJoseph Pairin Kitingan
Succeeded bySalleh Said Keruak
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Semporna, Sabah
In office
Preceded byNew constituency
Succeeded byShafie Apdal
Personal details
Sakaran @ Mohd Hashim bin Dandai

(1930-04-15) 15 April 1930
Kampung Air, Semporna, North Borneo
Spouse(s)1. Halimah (deceased)
2. Siti Rukaiyah Abdullah
FatherDandai Ajibuddin (deceased)

Election results

Parliament of Malaysia: P187 Semporna, Sabah[2]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1986 Sakaran Dandai (USNO) 6,063 51.26% Abdillah Abdul Hamid (BERJAYA) 4,116 34.80%
1990 Sakaran Dandai (UMNO) 10,832 58.85% Abdillah Abdul Hamid (IND) 7,574 41.15%

Awards and recognitions

Honours of Malaysia

Places named after him

Several places were named after him, including:


Preceded by
Joseph Pairin Kitingan
Chief Minister of Sabah
March 1994–June 1994
Succeeded by
Salleh Said Keruak
Preceded by
Mohammad Said Keruak
Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sabah
Succeeded by
Ahmadshah Abdullah
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