Peramu Jaya candidate Mohd Nizar Najib with supporters during an election rally ahead of the 2022 Malaysian general election. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Peramu Jaya candidate Mohd Nizar Najib with supporters during an election rally ahead of the 2022 Malaysian general election. Photo: Bernama/dpa

Malaysia election 2022: son of jailed former PM Najib Razak to make run for state seat in poll debut

  • Mohamad Nizar Najib, 44, will contest the Peramu Jaya seat under the Pekan federal constituency
  • Nizar’s father, Najib Razak, is serving a 12-year prison sentence for his role in the multibillion-dollar 1MDB scandal

Peramu Jaya candidate Mohd Nizar Najib with supporters during an election rally ahead of the 2022 Malaysian general election. Photo: Bernama/dpa
Peramu Jaya candidate Mohd Nizar Najib with supporters during an election rally ahead of the 2022 Malaysian general election. Photo: Bernama/dpa
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