THE Iloilo City Government gave cash incentives to 10 senior citizens aged 80 and 90 years old at City Hall on February 14.
Beneficiaries Virginia B. Panaguiton of Barangay So-oc, Arevalo and Consolacion S. Banzuelo of Barangay Jalandoni, Lapuz, both 90, received P20,000 each.
Recipients aged 80 years old got P10,000 each, including Milagros Pelobello of Barangay Calumpang, Molo; Lolita Garcia of Barangay Libertad, Lapuz; Fermina Durban of Barangay Lapuz; Nicanor Bayona of Benedicto St., Mandurriao; Lilia dela Paz of Barangay Calaparan, Arevalo; Rogelio Sapio of Barangay San Jose, Arevalo; Teresita Tendras of Dela Rama St., City Proper; and Jesusa Tadifa of Benedicto St., Jaro.
The granting of incentives is provided under the amended Ilonggo Centenarian Ordinance to include senior citizens when they celebrate their 80th and 90th birthdays starting December 9, 2019 when the rule took effect. (PR)