KUANTAN — May 7, 2020: Chini assemblyman Datuk Seri Abu Bakar Harun died of a heart attack early today at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital. He was 60.
Abu Bakar was a Pekan Umno committee member and a former deputy chief of the division. He was also the chairman of the Pahang Felda Affairs Committee from 2013 to 2018.
He is survived by wife Datin Seri Razana Fatin Abdullah @ Razali and two children from his first marriage.
In the 14th general elections in May 2018, Abu Bakar retained the seat by defeating Mohd. Razali Ithnain of PKR and Mohd. Fadhil Noor Abdul Karim of PAS. He fist won the seat in 2004.
Chini is one of the four state seats in the Pekan parliamentary constituency.