Capitol turns over barangay insurance benefits

Negros Occidental Board Member Salvador Escalante, Jr. led in the turn over of checks worth a total of P410,000 to the beneficiaries of the Barangay Insurance Program for Barangay Tanods, Officials, and Employees, at the Provincial Capitol, Thursday.


Board Member Salvador Escalante, Jr. (seated 2nd from left) at the turn over of checks worth a total of P410,000 representing the insurance benefits of the beneficiaries of the Barangay Insurance Program for Barangay Tanods, Officials and Employees, held at the Capitol, Thursday. Also in photo is Special Programs and Concerns Division Head, Ian de Ramos (standing 1st from right).*(Richard Malihan/Capitol photo)

The checks were personally received by the family-beneficiaries of the insured individuals coming from the different cities and municipalities of Negros Occidental who were also accompanied by their authorized barangays officials.

Insured were Aguinaldo Cabahug, Sr. of Sagay City, Jose Marie Combate and Eduardo Del Pilar of Victorias City, Allan Alejandrino of EB Magalona, Efraim Jamelo, Sr. of Silay City, Rolando Cortez of Bago City, Carmelino Gallego, Jr. of Pontevedra, Fernando Magallanes of Hinigaran, and Romelo Gustilo of Ilog.

To date, a total of 8,575 barangay tanods and 6,471 barangay officials in Negros Occidental are enrolled in the said insurance program.

The Barangay Insurance Program is under the Special Programs and Concerns Division of the Provincial Administrator’s Office.*(Capitol News)