WEDNESDAY, 5 OCTOBER – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Auxiliary Police captured the second spot at the recent Trooping Competition for Official Uniform Government Departments Category in conjunction with the 63rd birthday of the Head of State, held at the Padang Merdeka, Kota Kinabalu.
UMS Auxiliary Police Contingent comprising 30 members led by UMS Security Officer, Insp/PB Rakam Singh Karam Singh competed with 82 other contingents involving 3,000 participants at the ceremonial parade.
UMS contingent took home cash prize of RM1,000, a trophy and certificate presented by the Youth and Sports Minister Sabah, Datuk Tawfiq Datuk Seri Panglima Abu Bakar Titingan.
The contingent equaled their success last year when they won the same spot under the Public/Private Higher Learning Institutions Category.
A total of seven categories were held; among the winners of each category were the Enforcement Officers of Lands and Surveys Department (Official Uniform Government Departments Category), Public Works Department (Non-official Uniform Government Departments Category), Red Crescent Society Kota Kinabalu (Non-Governmental Organisations), Yayasan Sabah Group (Public/Commercial Category), Integrated Health Sciences College (Public/Private Higher Learning Institutions Category), SMK Agama Kota Kinabalu (Secondary School Category) and SK St. Francis Convent (Primary School Category). – (fl)