THURSDAY, 16 JUNE– Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) through its Student Affairs Department recently presented donation to more than 2,000 fire victims of the fire tragedy that happened on 23 May at Kampung Landung Ayang, Kudat.
The team led by UMS Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Student Affairs and Alumni, Associate Professor Dr. Ismail Ali presented the donation of basic necessities such as food and drinks to the fire victims.
“We feel sad and sympathise with the fire victims. For the record, we at UMS does not only focus on academic alone but are also concerned with current issues, especially when it involves our students,” said Dr. Ismail.
He said UMS took the initiative to visit the village to help the communities who were in need.
Meanwhile, assistance to the family of UMS student, Siti Badariah Abdul Pattah was held at the residence of her aunt staying at Kampung Tanjung Kapur, Kudat.
The assistance given were in the form of food and money, to help Siti Badariah continue with her studies at UMS.
The donation was made possible by the help of the Student Representatives Council (MPP) and the Students Welfare Committee (JAKMAS), UMS.
Also present was the Head of Student Affairs Department, Azmi Jumat. – (fl)