25,128 WELFARE AID RECIPIENTS IN NEGERI SEMBILAN SO FAR

MUHAMMAD NAJIEB AHMAD FUAD

SEREMBAN, Nov 22 (Bernama) -- There are 25,128 registered recipients of the Social Welfare Department (JKM) assistance in Negeri Sembilan so far, the state legislative assembly was told today.

State Women’s Affairs, Family and Welfare Committee chairman Nicole Tan Lee Koon said Seremban had the highest number of recipients with 7,031, followed by Port Dickson (4,678), Jempol (3,468), Tampin (3,279), Rembau (2,571), Kuala Pilah (2,447) and Jelebu (1,654).

She said this when replying to a question from Datuk Zaifulbahri Idris (BN-Chembong).

Tan said Chembong state constituency had the highest number of recipients in the state with 1,427, followed by Gemencheh (1,233), Lukut (1,207), Kota (1,144), Repah (1,142), Linggi (1,099), Bahau and Paroi, 1,051 respectively.

Bagan Pinang (989), Gemas (904), Rantau (868), Serting (828), Chuah (702), Jeram Padang (700), Mambau (683), Sri Tanjung (681), Nilai (647), Chennah (603), Johol (587), Pilah (575), Bukit Kepayang (568), Klawang (551), Lui (526),  Seremban Jaya (506)  and Pertang (500).

Others are Seri Menanti (476), Sikamat (469), Juaseseh (461),  Lenggeng (452), Ampangan (438), Lobak (414), Labu (412), Palong (363), Senaling (348), Rahang (296) and Temiang (227).

-- BERNAMA