This 69 y/o Elevator Operator Has Been Assisting Shoppers At GAMA Supermarket Penang For Almost 40 Years

Shoppers must have used this uncle’s service at least once when going to GAMA Supermarket! Kanippan Gunasamy has been working as an elevator operator for nearly 40 years and is proud to offer his service even when he is physically challenged.


Kanippan Gunasamy Has Served Shoppers Warmly For Almost 40 Years And Will Continue To Do So

Photo: @Buletin Mutiara

Kanippan Gunasamy works as a transporter who skillfully transports guests to their destinations since 1982. Being an experienced elevator operator, he can quickly give you suggestions on where to go and help you navigate through the building. Although he had lost his right leg due to polio, it doesn’t stop him from showing up to work every day.

Photo: @ChowKonYeow (Facebook)

The man is respected and loved by co-workers and customers alike and has no difficulty talking to people in English, Malay, Chinese, or Hokkien. Additionally, thanks to the good working environment, he has always enjoyed working there. Said in an interview with Buletin Mutiara, he is planning to work there for at least 5 more years.

Photo: @Buletin Mutiara

GAMA Supermarket Is The Only Supermarket In Penang To Offer Elevator Operator Service

Being nominated as the ‘Oldest Supermarket & Departmental Store’ in the country by Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) recently, they are adamant to keep the lift operator service alive. It is a unique experience that you can only get at GAMA Supermarket.

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Source: Buletin Mutiara

Also Read: Penang’s Gama Listed On The Malaysia Book Of Records As The ‘Oldest Supermarket & Departmental Store’

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