(LIGAO CITY, Albay) President Benigno S. Aquino III on
Thursday enjoined Bicolanos to support administration
candidates, Manuel Roxas II and Leni Robredo, to ensure the
continuity of Daang Matuwid programs.
Before an enthusiastic crowd at the City Pavilion, the
President enumerated the administration’s reform programs
that helped improve the lives of people across the country.
He noted Albay province’s allocation of P21.8 billion for
infrastructure projects, which include the Yawa Bridge
widening, the newly installed Tibu Pumping Station and
farm-to-market roads; the construction of 2,577 classrooms;
and the electrification of 39 sitios.
The Chief Executive
also mentioned that of the 96 million members of PhilHealth,
1.8 million are from Albay, while 77,000 households in the
province are beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang
Pilipino Program (4Ps), which assists 4.6 million households
“Intindihin natin: Paano natin nagawa iyan? Siyempre,
masinop ang paggastos ng pondo at pinalaki natin ang
ekonomiya,” President Aquino said in his speech.
(Full story: 05.06.16)