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On distribution of cash assistance Anything less is unacceptable – Suan

“ASA naman ang cash ayuda atong mga wala naka claim ug katong kulang ilang na-claim? Dili mahimo nga katong wala na-claim ilang ayuda kalimtan na lang nato sila, angay gyud to ihatag sa ilaha. Anything less is unacceptable. “

This was stressed by Councilor Lordan G. Suan in his special report during Monday’s regular session presided over by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin V. Uy relative to the distribution of the Special Cash Assistance in the total amount of P767 Million from the Office of the President.

While expressing gratitude and recognizing the efforts of the city government in the preparation, logistics and distribution of the cash assistance to the 80 barangays, the councilor inquired about those who did not receive their share.

He said the City Social Welfare and Development (CSWD) declared last week that the special cash assistance has already reached a hundred percent distribution.

“Pero di gyud ko kasabot medyo lisod man siguro moingon ta nga 100 percent na nahatag ang special ayuda kung pila pa ka libo ang mga tawo nga wala pa nakadawat. Si Sir Oliver Egypto niingon man gani nga 30 to 40 thousand ang unclaimed so kana pa lang daan naglibog nako ngano 100 percent na ang nahatag?,” Suan pointed out.

The councilor asked why the “unclaimed cash assistance” can no longer be claimed and asked for clarifications on the conversion of cash assistance to food packs as announced.

Suan cited the predicament of barangay chairmen who are being questioned by their constituents on the matter.

With this, the councilor urged the City Council to request the CSWD to furnish a copy of the list of all beneficiaries including the names of those who have not claimed their share.

He also requested for the submission of relevant documents such as photos, signatures, and other identification of the recipients.

As recommended by Councilor Edgar S. Cabanlas, representatives from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), CSWD, City Administrator’s Office, and other authorized personnel will be invited to attend the regular session next week to shed light on these issues.

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