The Alliance of Hog Raisers Association of Negros Occidental (AHRANO) headed by its president, Ric Lauron of Himamaylan City, took their oaths of office before Governor Bong Lacson at the Provincial Capitol, today.
The alliance is under the supervision of the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) headed by Dr. Renante Decena, which has a total of 15,000 individual members from the different LGUs in the province.
Other officers are Cynthia Dela Cruz, vice president; Wilma Dignos, secretary; Richard Montalban, assistant secretary; Nerylynn Lim, treasurer; Willy Lee, assistant treasurer; Albert Javier, PIO; Anthony Angeles and Mark Espolon; Auditor; Nerylynn Lim, Jorge Villanueva, and Willy Lee, production committee; and Florentino Narrajos and Salvador Bonilla, membership committee.
The governor advised the officers to continue to be active in their efforts to prevent the entry of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the province.
AHRANO also presented their accomplishment report for the year 2019.
They are currently operating a total of nine meat processing and pork shops as recipients of the marketing support program through the PVO.
As a member of the ASF Task Force, they are actively involved in the surveillance and monitoring of the prevention of ASF entry in the province.
Board Member Tinto Bascon also witnessed the oath taking ceremony.*Capitol News