Pahang Jakoa director chided over post 'warning' those who don't register for vaccine

Martin Vengadesan

Modified 27 May 2021, 12:20 pm

Orang Asli activists have chided Pahang Jakoa director Johari Alwi for issuing a statement in which Orang Asli who don't register for Covid-19 vaccines appear to be threatened with the withdrawal of cooperation on land issues and the cutting off of their access to other aid.

However, Johari told Malaysiakini that his words are not a threat but an alarm call to the Orang Asli that they need to align themselves with the Covid-19 vaccine campaign.

Johari's Facebook post said that he had expected the promotion of the Covid-19 vaccination to progress further than it has done up until now and that he had previously sounded the alarm that those who do not register for the vaccination will face difficulties in the future...

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