Universiti Malaya axes 3 directors from board

Universiti Malaya has terminated the services of three members of its board of directors. The move is part of the ongoing government purge of political appointees. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 31, 2018.

THREE members of the Universiti Malaya board of directors have had their services terminated effective today as Putrajaya ramps up its effort to remove political appointees to university administrations.

In a letter sighted by The Malaysian Insight, the university’s acting registrar Mahamad Apandi Khalib said in line with education minister Maszlee Malik’s decision, board chairman Prof Emeritus Zakri Abdul Hamid, Mohamad Othman Zainal Azim and Lim Wee Chai have been terminated prior to the completion of their term of services.

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  • Make sure thay dont get jobs in any other educational institutions

    Posted 5 years ago by Besaman Mucho

  • Wonderful news! The axe shouldnt stop there.

    Posted 5 years ago by Simple Sulaiman

  • Please continue to get rid of expensive political dead wood and useless appendages from our educational institutions. Schools should be dedicated for our children and future leaders to pursue academic excellence and to realise their dreams.

    Posted 5 years ago by Roger 5201