JOHOR BARU: Johor Baru MP Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad urged trainee teachers of the Temenggong Ibrahim Teachers’ Training Institute (IPTI) here to make full use of the BB1M (1Malaysia Book Voucher).

Speaking at a BB1M presentation ceremony for 2,245 trainees at the campus’ Dewan Seri Temenggong hall recently, he said: “The BB1M aid has proved that the government has not neglected students at all levels in receiving the aid.

“The amount of RM250 is sufficient for you to buy books and improve your knowledge through reading,” he said.

Among those present were IPTI director Mohd Said Hasran, Students’ Affairs Department head Mohd Khalid Hassan.

Mohd Said thanked Shahrir for presenting the aid which would benefit students.

Trainee Mohd Fathi Abu, 25, said the long-awaited aid was very much appreciated.