Jum Jainudin Akbar was born in Basilan, Philippines and died in November 2016.
She was a Filipino politician.
She was currently in her second term as provincial governor of Basilan.
She was the wife of deceased strongman Wahab Akbar.
Akbar the first female governor of the Province of Basilan, and was elected during the May 2007 elections.
But, she had substantial political experience as a result of her years as an active political partner to her husband and predecessor, Wahab Akbar.
Because of the election Gov. Akbar pledged to fulfill a campaign promise of providing free rubber trees, fertilizers and polybags to farmers of the region, at a cost of thirty million pesos or more.
That governor was considered soft-spoken and cool, but highly competent.
Because of her official bio, she has both “a male competitive capacity and female collaborative capability,” giving her the strength to tailor her leadership style to suit individual cases or situations.
Her bio claims she deftly handled the evacuation and retrieval operations at Al Barka after the July 2007 massacre of Philippine Army troops by rebel ambush.
She died due to cancer.
Jum Jainudin Akbar passed away in 2016.