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Brgy. Bug-ang Gets Assistance from Guv Through Winning the Peace Program

Sitio Vergara, Brgy. Bug-ang, Toboso, Negros Occidental – “There will be no progress, if there is no peace,” stressed Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. at the ‘Working with the People, Serving the Countryside’ activity under the ‘Winning the Peace’ program of the Provincial Peace Integration and Development Unit (Pro-PIDU) where the provincial government together with the Philippine Army through the 303rd Infantry Brigade, Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPPO) and other non-government organizations distributed basic commodities and other social services to the people in Sitio Vergara, Barangay Bug-ang in this town.

The provincial chief executive emphasized that this is not the time for Filipinos to fight against each other because the real battle lies in the fight against poverty as he urged the people to cooperate with the programs of the government in order to improve the countryside and promote sustainable peace.

Pro-PIDU Action Officer and PPDO Head Marlin Sanogal said that the program, under the NEGROS FIRST Development Agenda of the governor, is aimed at bringing the government closer to the people and provide them with basic services and sustainable livelihood. Barangays Pinapugasan, Malasibog and Paitan of Escalante City; Bug-ang and Bandila of Toboso and Malatas of Calatrava have already availed of the program.

Members of the community received medical and veterinary supplies and services as well as rice, canned goods and other household tools and supplies. Children were treated to a haircut, feeding, fun games, and circumcision, among others.

Present during the activity were 303rd Brigade Commander Col. Jon Aying, PNP Negros Occ. Provincial Director PSSupt. Milko Lirazan, and Toboso Mayor Richard Jaojoco, among other local and barangay officials.* /CAPITOLNEWS

Guv on Winning the Peace Program of Pro-PIDU Negros Occidental

Guv on Winning the Peace Program of Pro-PIDU Negros Occidental

Bringing the government closer to the people. Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (2nd from right) turns over improvised wheelchairs in Sitio Vergara, Barangay Bug-ang, Municipality of Toboso as part of the ‘Winning the Peace’ program of the Provincial Peace Integration and Development Unit (Pro-PIDU) of the provincial government. Also in photo are Toboso Mayor Richard Jaojoco, PNP Negros Occ. Provincial Director PSSupt. Milko Lirazan, 303rd Brigade Commander Col. Jon Aying, Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator Marlin Sanogal.* /CAPITOLphoto

Guv on Winning the Peace Program of Pro-PIDU Negros Occidental

Bringing the government closer to the people. Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. in a conversation with Vergara Elementary School Head Teacher Liezl Dalin during the ‘Marching for Peace Serving the Countryside’ activity in Barangay Bug-ang, Municipality of Toboso.* /CAPITOLphoto

Guv on Winning the Peace Program of Pro-PIDU Negros Occidental

Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. as he urges the people to cooperate with the programs of the government that would eventually improve the countryside and promote sustainable peace during the ‘Marching for Peace Serving the Countryside’ activity in Barangay Bug-ang, Municipality of Toboso which is part of the ‘Winning the Peace’ program of the Provincial Peace Integration and Development Unit (Pro-PIDU) of the provincial government.* /CAPITOLphoto

Guv on Winning the Peace Program of Pro-PIDU Negros Occidental

Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. at the boodle fight during the ‘Marching for Peace Serving the Countryside’ activity in Sitio Vergara, Barangay Bug-ang, Municipality of Toboso where the provincial government together with the Philippine Army through the 303rd Brigade, Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office, government agencies and non-government organizations distributed basic commodities and social services to the community.* /CAPITOLphoto

Guv Marañon Receives Plaque from SP Members as Keynote Speaker

Guv Marañon Receives Plaque from SP Members as Keynote Speaker

Sangguniang Panlalawigan members (l-r) Renato Malabor, Miller Serondo, Alain Gatuslao and Salvador Escalante, Jr. present the Plaque of Appreciation to Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. as a keynote speaker at the closing program and fellowship of the 3rd National Executive Officers and National Board Meeting and Continuing Local Legislative Education Program of the Philippine Councilors’ League (PCL) at the Governor’s Office, yesterday.* /CAPITOL PHOTO