Residents happy with govt aid

Hardy Sapiee penerima Projek Kecil Luar Bandar (MRP) sumbangan Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) di Kampung Segedup, Batu Kawa, Kuching semalam.

KUCHING: The residents of Kampung Segedup and Sungai Maong here are happy with the assistance provided under the minor rural project-repairs and rebuilding (MRP — PPRMS) programme implemented by the Sarawak government.

A recipient from Kampung Segedup, Hardy Sapiee, lamented that every time it rains, it would cause his the roof of his father’s house to leak.

“The roof of this house always leaks and is in a dilapidated condition. It cannot be used anymore, especially during rainy days.

“I am grateful for the assistance given, which will help us to repair the roof of this house,” he said when met at his residence in Kampung Segedup yesterday.

He also conveyed his appreciation to the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg who is also the Satok assemblyman, Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Satok branch deputy chairman Datuk Ibrahim Baki, and all those involved.

“We are very happy with the help we received,” he said.

Jaafar Abdullah penerima Projek Kecil Luar Bandar (MRP) sumbangan Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) di Kampung Sungai Maong, Batu Kawa, Kuching semalam.

Meanwhile, a recipient from Kampung Sungai Maong, Jaafar Abdullah, said that the house where he and his family live in is one of the oldest houses in the village. 

“This house has been around since our late grandmother’s time, which means it is quite old.

“Therefore, we are glad that the roof, walls, and bathroom have been repaired,” he said, adding that he lives in the house with his wife and eight children. Repair works on Jaafar’s house, which is under the MRP —PPRMS programme, started on July 13 and will be completed by Oct 12.