TUESDAY, 09 DECEMBER – A total of 200 students of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) were involved in the Community Networking Programme and Co-curriculum Carnival held at Kg. Sg. Daling, Mile 12, Sandakan, last weekend.
The programme, which was organised for 3 days and 2 nights was organised by the Curriculum and Student Development Centre (PKPP) UMS in collaboration with the Committee of Kg. Sg. Daling and Libaran Zone.
According to the Chief Minister of Sabah, Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Haji Aman, he greatly appreciate the efforts undertaken by UMS to reach out to the public through its community oriented programme.
“The community should be grateful to UMS for choosing this village as their venue to hold this community-oriented activities. I believe such activity will have a big impact especially to school students around Kg. Sg. Daling, Sandakan including youths and the general community of the village who are involved with the activities directly or indirectly,” he said at the opening ceremony.
His speech was delivered by the Chairman of the Sabah Urban Development Corporation Sdn. Bhd. Cum Member of Parliament for P. 184 Libaran, Datuk Juslie Ajirol.
Datuk Seri Panglima Musa added, he hoped that this programme would be continued by UMS in the future and confident that it would be welcomed by the community.
Various activities were held throughout the programme such as motivation programmes for primary and secondary school students, gotong-royong, cleaning of the road leading to the village and the mosque, telematch, cultural activities, educational exhibitions and ‘anak angkat’ programme. – CD (fl)
Photo: Johaidi Ismail
Media and Citra Division