Nearly 5,000 food baskets distributed in Tamin

The food baskets are packed and ready for distribution.

KUCHING: A total of 4,924 food baskets have been distributed to households in the Tamin constituency.

Its assemblyman Christopher Gira Sambang said 2,119 of the food baskets were distributed to the longhouses last Friday (Jan 22).

“In Selangau, 505 food baskets were distributed to 28 longhouses in the areas of Selangau, Dijih, Ulu Selangau, Ulu Mukah, Duat and Jalan Mukah at the Selangau multipurpose hall.

“In the Lemai area, 468 food baskets were distributed to 34 longhouses located at Rumah Watson Lasu, Pelugau.

“Another 150 food baskets were given to eleven longhouses in Sekuau, Oya & Pakoh areas located at Sekuau Hall,” he said in a Facebook post.

Meanwhile, Gira said, a total of 320 food baskets were given to residents of longhouses at Pasai Bon, Batu 11, Pasai Siong, Sebintek and Jalan Oya.

“In Pekan Stapang, 333 food baskets were distributed to longhouses in the Batang Oya, Igu and Batu 36 Tamin.

“For longhouse residents who have not received their food basket, please be patient because the delivery process is ongoing,” he said.