THE Bacolod City Government released Friday, September 17, 2021, the P2.9 million in medical and burial assistance to the second batch of recipients composed of 333 beneficiaries at the Bacolod City Government Center.
This brought to 663 the total number of beneficiaries of the “Bulig Ini Nga Gugma” (Bing) program headed by Marlon Solidum, who is a consultant to the City Mayor's Office.
Of that number, 360 availed of medical aid and 303 received burial assistance.
Earlier on Thursday, September 16, a total of 330 beneficiaries already received their financial aid, Solidum said.
Solidum explained that the release of the financial aid was done in two batches to make sure that physical distancing is observed and other health protocols are being followed.
Aside from Solidum, present at the distribution rites Friday was Councilor Israel Salanga. (PR)