KUDAT: Some 220 families effected by the floods early this year were accorded financial aids and essential goods today.
On hand to give out the assistance was Minister of Special Tasks Datuk Teo Chee Kang who handed out financial aid of RM500 to each household.
Teo who is also Tanjong Kapor Assemblyman, said the National Security Council (NSC) contributed RM 500 to each household affected by the floods whereas Badan Amal dan Kebajikan Tenaga Isteri-isteri (BAKTI) donated rice, apparel and cloths to the victims.
He said the Barisan Nasional (BN) government not only strived to carry out development plans, but also looked after the people’s welfare, including assisting flood victims.
Also present at the event held on Wednesday were Kudat district officer Sabdin Ibrahim and Kudat Community Development Leader (PPM) Datuk Peter Chin.- Sayangsabah