KOTA KINABALU –The hawkers and stall owners were thrilled to see the Mayor Datuk Abidin Madingkir walking among them during a walkabout in the city today.
Walking with a group from the City Hall the Mayor greeted the hawkers and vendors at Segama market street, KK Plaza and Central Market; he ended his walk at Hyatt Regency Kinabalu.
He had distributed greeting cards to the hawkers along the way while a Lion dance troupe performed alongside him.
A crowd followed the walkabout lending merriment to the atmosphere while eight policemen with their leader District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner M. Chandra ensured safety was secured.
The Mayor later shared that 600 stalls would be set up for the week long CNY celebration and he was sure the response was better than the previous year.- By Saila Saidie/Sayangsabah