By Liza Soriano
MANILA — Senators Robin Padilla and Bong Go have provided aid to Mindanao residents who were affected by recent floods.
Padilla and Go went to Sta. Maria in Davao Occidental and distributed P2,000 each to 2,500 residents affected by flooding last November 16. They also distributed balls and bicycles to the residents.
Sta. Maria Mayor Dinko Bautista and Vice Mayor Josephine Mariscal joined the two senators during the aid distribution.
They also went to Matanao in Davao del Sur, where they distributed P3,000 each to 500 poor families who are beneficiaries of the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS).
Both senators also inspected the site where a Super Health Center will be built.
With them in Matanao were Davao del Sur Vice Governor Lorna Bandigan; Matanao Mayor Vincent Fernandez and former Vice Mayor Irick Agbon; and DUMPER party list Rep. Dendee Bautista.