Opposition reps ask why their constituents left out of food aid programme


Bernard Saw

A woman receives basic food supplies at Kg Pondoh, Pulau Gaya, Sabah. Several opposition lawmakers say the poor in their constituencies have complained about delays in getting aid under the Bakul Prihatin Negara programme. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 13, 2021.

OPPOSITION lawmakers say they have not been asked to help with the federal government’s Bakul Prihatin Negara programme and the poor in their constituencies have complained about delays in distribution.

This has caused constituents to ask the lawmakers for help instead, after waiting in vain for the promised federal aid.


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