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Allowance for seniors in Manila ordered released

April 20, 2023 Edd Reyes 559 views

MANILA Mayor Maria Sheila “Honey” Lacuna-Pangan yesterday ordered the release and distribution of the monthly allowance for qualified seniors in Manila.

“Good news po sa ating mga seniors dahil matatanggap na nila ang kanilang allowance na may kabuuang P2,000 sa mga susunod na araw dahil pinirmahan na po natin ang pagre-release nito, nalimutan lang pong sabihin ni Ms. Elinor,” Mayor Honey said, referring to OSCA Officer-in-charge Elinor Jacinto.

The mayor said the P500 allowance for senior citizens covers the months of January, February, March, and April with a total of P2,000.

The city chief executive said the allowance for senior citizens which is given every four months or every quarter of the year will be distributed to District 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 through the assistance of barangay officials.

The mayor said more than 179,000 senior citizens living in Manila will benefit from the monthly allowance.