PBRS founder Joseph Kurup passes away at 80


KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Joseph Kurup handed away attributable to coronary heart problems on Wednesday (April 17).

He was 80.

Former Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah (PBRS) secretary-general Datuk Johson Tee confirmed that Kurup handed away at the National Heart Institute (IJN) in Kuala Lumpur at 7pm.

He mentioned Kurup has been unwell in latest months.

Kurup, a veteran Sabah politician, was among the many founding members of PBRS led by Tan Sri Joseph Kurup, who toppled the Berjaya authorities in 1985.

After the 1994 state elections, the PBS authorities ended after a collection of defections by celebration leaders, together with Kurup, who later arrange the Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah, which supported the Barisan Nasional authorities.

Over his 40 years in energy, he has held quite a few ministerial posts, each at state and federal ranges.

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