Capitol distributes P8.8M assistance to 31 barangays

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Thirty-one villages around Negros Occidental received a total of P8.8million development projects that was personally handed over by Gov. Eugenio Lacson, February 9.

Among the beneficiaries were 9 farmer-associations, namely Camicaba Irrigators’ Association, Inc., Manafa Irrigators’ Association, Inc., Atipuluan Main Canal Farmers Irrigators’ Association, Inc., Sakdag Irrigators’ Association, Inc., San Juan Del Monte Irrigators’ Association, Guinbunakan Irrigators’ Association, Inc., Fermina Small Water Impounding System Association, Alianza – Rufina Farmers Association, and Barangay Napoles Farmers Association, also received plastic chairs and water pump projects.

The ceremonial turn over of the projects was held at the Capitol Grounds in the presence of Board Members Andrew Montelibano and Pal Guanzon, punong barangays and authorized representatives.

The recipient barangays were Brgy. Buenavista, Escalante City; Brgys. Punta Mesa and Santa Teresa, Manapla; Brgy. Campo Himoga-an, Sagay City; Brgy. Rizal, Silay City; Brgy. 20, Victorias City; Brgys. Alegria, Damsite, Canlandog, Zone II, and San Miguel, all of Murcia; Brgys. Mabini, Lacaron, Pacol, and Palaka, all of Valladolid; Brgy. Miranda, Pontevedra; Brgys. Naunga, Pilar, and Himaya, Hinigaran; Brgy. Mansalanao, La Castellana; Brgys. Libas and 5 Poblacion, Isabela; Brgys. III, Tampalon, and Camugao, Kabankalan City; Brgy. Caliling, Cauayan; Brgy. 3, Sipalay City; and Brgys. II Poblacion, Canlamay, I Poblacion, and Canlubang, all of the Municipality of Ilog.

Among the projects to be implemented are road concreting, installation of solar street lights, acquisition of multi-purpose vehicle, construction of elevated water tank, rehabilitation of multi-purpose hall, construction of youth center, and construction of drainage canal, among others.