Ex-Kota Belud member of Parliament Datuk Maidom Pansai passed away 3.30pm on April 20, this year at the Selayang Hospital in Kuala Lumpur after a kidney transplant. He was 61.
He was also a former Senator.
His remains will be brought to Kota Kinabalu, arriving at 7am Wednesday and will be brought to his residence in Kampung Ratau, Kota Belud. He will be buried on Friday, by then all his relatives would had arrived to pay their last respect. His daughter Rosnita Mitchell and family are now on their way home here from America.
Maidom, who is a Justice of Peace, left behind five children.
A family member said Maidom was warded on Feb 14, this year for a kidney transplant which was donated by his oldest daughter Rita Maidom Lampadan.
A born orator Maidom will be best remembered the style he speak whenever he took to the floor to participate in debate in Parliament and the Senate.
My condolence to the Late Maidom Pansai's family. I had the opportunity to know this man in the course of my work as a journalist. We were the best of friend then until we lost contact when I was posted outside Sabah. The last time I saw him was in December last year.