KUCHING: A former state minister Tan Sri Celestine Ujang passed away at a private hospital here yesterday evening.
He was 70.
Ujang held the portfolios of Land Development, and Housing in the state cabinet.
He was also once a DUN Speaker.
Ujang was a former Kemena assemblyman, a former board member of Dayak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), and former chairman of Bintulu Development Authority.
A veteran politician, he also held the post of vice-president and youth chief of state BN backbone Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB).