PETALING JAYA: PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat has regained consciousness after being admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.
His son Nik Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz said the former Kelantan Mentri Besar, who was admitted to Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital (HUSM) in Kubang Kerian had showed signs of positive recovery Wednesday morning.
â€œAlhamdulillah, this morning my father reacted positively to the medication prescribed to him.
â€œHe regained consciousness early this morning, and performed Subuh prayers before having a cup of tea and a chat with us,â€ he said, adding that the veteran PAS leader was in a good mood.
Nik Abduh, who is also Pasir Mas MP, said his father had talked with doctors while he was awake.
He added that doctors were pleased with the progress but will continue to keep him under intensive care.
Also present at the hospital was former Perlis mufti Dr Mohd Asri Zainal Abidin and his wife.
It was reported earlier that 83-year-old Nik Aziz was warded due to prostate cancer and had undergone chemotherapy in 2012.-The Star