KOTA KINABALU: Bugaya assemblyman Manis Muka Mohd Darah, 65, of Parti Warisan Sabah, passed away around noon on Tuesday (Nov 17).
Her daughter, who goes by the name Fara Deeba Sabardin on Facebook, had asked for prayers for her mother in a post on Monday (Nov 16)
Details about Manis' cause of death have yet to be ascertained.
Fara on Monday (Nov 16), had posted that her mother was in the Gleneagles Hospital intensive care unit and asked for others to pray for her recovery.
Sources said Manis had a pre-existing kidney problem and had been ill for quite a while.
In the recent 16th Sabah state elections, Manis garnered a total of 8,557 votes with a 6,005 majority over her six opponents from Perikatan Nasional, Parti Cinta Sabah, Parti Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Bersatu Sabah, Parti Perpaduan Rakyat Sabah and two independents.