Kg Serigai JKKK wins excellence award
PUTATAN: The People Development and Security Committee (JKKK) of Kampung Serigai here that has been actively organising various activities won the district's JKKK/JKDB Excellence Award.
Deputy Chief Minister cum Community Development and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Yahya Hussin presented the award to the JKKK chairman, Ibrahim Arsat, during a meet the-people gathering here yesterday.
Kampung Duvanson chief Anthony Mojigoh received the Village Head Excellence Award, while 10 other people received the Jasamu Dikenang Award.
Yahya said the awards were given as a recognition of the recipients' invaluable service and contribution to the society.
In his speech, he advised community leaders to organise dialogue with relevant authorities, Government departments and agencies to ensure smooth implementation of Government-funded development programmes for their villages.
"Community leaders should keep themselves away from negative elements such as abuse of power that could reflect negatively on the good image of the Government," said Yahya.He also urged them to play their role in ensuring the Barisan Nasional (BN) obtain a resounding victory in the coming general election.