Isa Abdul Samad

Isa Abdul Samad

Former Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Tan Sri Isa Abdul Samad, 59, is the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the Bagan Pinang state by-election.

The announcement was made by Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced at the BN operations centre here today.

The by-election is scheduled for Oct 11 with nominations on Saturday.

The seat was won by BN with a majority of 2,333 in the last general election but it fell vacant after the death of Azman Mohammad Noor.

PAS is expected to announce its candidate tonight.