Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson led the distribution of P1.3 million in financial assistance to hog raisers of San Enrique, Valladolid, and Hinigaran in Negros Occidental on Tuesday, February 13.
They are recipients of the provincial government’s Assistance Program for Affected Hog Raisers whose animals were affected by transboundary diseases.
The beneficiaries reported swine mortalities that affected their livelihood and were validated by the Animal Biosecurity Incident Management Census Team in coordination with the concerned Provincial Veterinary Office – District Field Unit Office.
Mayors Jilson Tubillara of San Enrique, Jose Nadie Arceo of Hinigaran, and Enrique Miravalles of Valladolid thanked the governor for the assistance extended to the hog raisers of their LGUs.
Present at the activity were Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Placeda Lemana*