Jim Hataman Salliman Biography

Jim Hataman Salliman is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving as governor of Basilan Province in Muslim Mindanao Region, Philippines.

Running as a reelectionist under the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated Alfiya Fernandez of Lakas Party and two other candidates. He ran again in the May 9, 2022 elections for his third term and won over Alfiya Akbar of Lakas-CMD and two other candidates.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Hadjiman S. Hataman Salliman
Nickname –> Jim
Birth Place –> Sumisip, Basilan, Philippines

Brothers –> Current Congressman Mujiv Hataman, Former Sumisip Mayor Boy Hataman

Work Experiences
2016-Present – Governor
2010-2016 – Congressman
2001-2004 – Mayor, Sumisip

Scandal and Controversies
In 2007, Jim Hataman ran for congressman against Wahib Akbar and lost. In November of that same year, Akbar was killed, along with three other people, in a bombing incident at the House of Representatives in Quezon City. Some witnesses, including captured suspect and former Tuburan town mayor Hajuron Jamiri, pointed to Mujiv and Jim Hataman as being the masterminds but they later retracted.

RELATED: List of Current Governors of the Philippines

See also: Top Government Officials Under Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

See also: Famous People from Basilan Province

See also: Profiles of Philippine Provinces and Tourist Spots

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