THURSDAY, 7 APRIL – Following the haze situation that hit several areas around the West Coast of sabah since a few days ago, the Student Affairs Department of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) took the initiative to distribute face masks to its students.
According to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni), Associate Professor Dr. Ismail Ali, the distribution of 3,000 face masks was a safety measure to curb any untoward incident that could happen involving students’ health.
“We are concern with the health of our students as they are exposed to health threat everytime they attend lectures because of the unhealthy weather lately.
“The Student Affairs Department will continue to monitor the development of the haze’s API from time to time and will determine the next plan of action,” he said at an event where the distribution of face masks were done at Anjung Siswa.
Also present at the event were the Head of Student Affairs Department, Azmi Jumat and officials including the leaders of the Student Representatives Council UMS. – (fl)
Source: Student Affairs and Alumni Department