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MP claims 'little Napoleons' trying to put non-Orang Asli in charge of Jakoa

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Modified 19 May 2021, 6:29 am

A lawmaker claimed today that officers in the Rural Development Ministry are trying to put a non-Orang Asli in charge of the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa).

Cameron Highlands MP Ramli Mohd Nor (above), who is an Orang Asli, said it was a practice that priority is given to an Orang Asli to fill the post of Jakoa director-general.

"Information has reached me that there is an effort by officers in the Rural Development Ministry who are putting pieces in place...

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