He took his oath before Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar at the Istana Bukit Serene’s Balai Mengadap.
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Machap assemblyman Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi has been sworn in as the Johor’s 19th menteri besar at Istana Bukit Serene in Johor Bahru today.
The 44-year old took his oath before Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar at the palace’s Balai Mengadap.
Present during the ceremony were Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim.
Also present were Johor UMNO liaison chief and former menteri besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad.
Onn was previously the Johor Tourism, Youth and Sports Committee Exco under Hasni’s leadership.
In his Facebook posting, Sultan Ibrahim said that Onn was actively involved with youth movements.
Onn came from a politically influential family as he is the great-grandson of UMNO’s founding member and first president Datuk Seri Onn Jaafar and the nephew of Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.
Onn is the descendent of two former menteri besar; Onn Jaafar and Jaafar Muhammad.
In last week’s state election, Hasni led the Johor BN to a triumph, sweeping an unprecedented 40 out of the 56 seats contested.