A total of P8.4 million was distributed to 28 barangays in Negros Occidental on Monday, November 15.
Each of the beneficiary barangays received P300,000 each for various development projects such as improvement of water system, repair of evacuation center, installation of street lights, road concreting, improvement of multi-purpose building, rehabilitation of overflow bridge, purchase of multi-purpose vehicle, construction of senior citizen building, concreting of fish wharf, riprapping of creek and canal, construction of perimeter fence, construction of covered court stage, and concreting of pathway, a press release from the Capitol said.
Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson led the distribution of checks to the punong barangays at the Provincial Capitol in Bacolod City,in the presence of board members Jeffrey Tubola, Samson Mirhan, and Pal Guanzon.
The recipients are Brgys. Mabini, Langub, Malasibog, Washington, Pinapugasan and Baguiohan, all of Escalante City; Brgys. 1 and San Pablo, Manapla; Brgys. Magsaysay and Tinampa-an of Cadiz City; Brgys. Bulanon, Poblacion 1, and Molocaboc of Sagay City; Brgy. Balaring, Silay City; Brgy. Mabini, Pontevedra; Brgy. Batuan, San Enrique; Brgy. II – Poblacion, Himamaylan City; Brgy. I – Poblacion, Isabela; Brgys. Narauis, Aranda, I – Poblacion, II – Poblacion, III – Poblacion, and Calapi of Hinigaran; Brgy. Payauan, Candoni; Brgy. Tuyom, Cauayan; and Brgys. Tagoc and Poblacion VII of Kabankalan City.*