KOTA KINABALU, SABAH – Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor said the state government will be purchasing its own batch of vaccines if necessary.
Urging people to continue registering for vaccinations via the MySejahtera application, he assured that Federal government supplies should be adequate in the nationwide vaccinations expected to wrap up early 2022.
“Those who have not (registered), please do so without any hesitation seeing that the offer of a prolonged life is being sponsored by the government free of charge.”
On Tuesday Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Khairy Jamaluddin (KJ) disclosed the level of vaccination awareness are lowest in the states of Sabah, Kelantan and Terengganu.
Hajiji earlier today was met after a relief fund handing over ceremony for Lok Urai, Pulau Gaya, folks who lost their homes in a blaze last week.
Sixty-two families seeking shelter at the Sembulan hall had each benefited RM 500 and miscellaneous food baskets in the visit.
“We are currently studying ways to effectively restore the houses so the victims may once again reunite with their families on the island…
“Seeing that they are Malaysian citizens it is imperative they receive the help needed,” he said.
At least 300 individuals were displaced following the 8pm fire which razed 73 stilted homes.