MUKAH: A total of 475 recipients in Tellian constituency who are affected by the control movement order (MCO) received food baskets here last Wednesday.
Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo handed over the aid to the representatives (from religious bodies) at a simple handover ceremony at Tellian Constituency Service Centre office here.
Of the total, 85 recipients were handled by a representative from the Catholic Church, Mosque (80), Methodist Church (80), Tua Pek Kong Temple (80), Borneo Evangelical Mission (SIB) Church (50), Full Gospel Church (50) and Buddha (50).
The food baskets were provided by the Sarawak government in its effort to help lessen the burden of the recipients.
Mukah District Officer Shaferi Saili, Tellian Constituency Service Centre special officer Felix Pieng, penghulu Henry Lee Liong Ing and kapitan Ting Siew Leong also attended the event.