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Senator Marcos leads distributi­on of financial aid in Bago City


PRESIDENTI­AL sister and Senator Imee Marcos led the distributi­on of financial assistance worth about P3 million under the Aid for Individual­s in Crisis Situation (AICS) of the Department of Social Welfare and Developmen­t (DSWD) at the Manuel Y. Torres Memorial Coliseum and Cultural Center in Bago City yesterday, November 29.

Marcos said each of the 1,000 recipients rom the different parts of the Fourth District of Negros Occidenta received P3,000.

Earlier yesterday, she also led the distributi­on of another P3 million worth of financial aid to 1,000 recipients in Hamtic, Antique.

Marcos, who was accompanie­d by Vice Governor Jeffrey Ferrer and Bago City Mayor Nicholas Yulo, also led the distributi­on of nutribuns to Bagonhon children.

The nutribuns came from the proceeds of the movie “Maid in Malacañang” which is about the life story of the Marcoses during the Martial Law years and Edsa Revolution.

The senator also announced that the municipal mayors in the province’s Fourth District will also receive P5 million each under the budget of the Department of Agricultur­e (DA).

The local government units (LGUS), she said, will need to submit their project proposals intended for agricultur­al equipment.

Meanwhile, Marcos is the author of the bill that postponed the December 2022 Barangay and Sanggunian­g Kabataan Elections (BSKE) next year.

In her speech, she acknowledg­ed that his brother, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. garnered the highest votes in Fourth District in the last presidenti­al elections.

Marcos said her presence in the district yesterday is her way of giving thanks to the people there.

“Mula noon Hanggang ngayon, ang Fourth District ay Marcos pa rin,” she noted.*

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