Mayoyao approves financial assistance program for barangay officials
by Mhars B. Lihgawon
Mayoyao, Ifugao (20 November) -- The Local Government Unit (LGU) here has sought measures to help elected officials and workers of the different barangays in the municipality.
Recently, the LGU has approved the Financial Assistance Program (FAP) that would provide financial aid to barangay officials and workers who lose their lives while in the service.
An amount of P5,000 would be given as financial assistance of duly elected or appointed Punong Barangay, regular or ex-officio kagawad, tanod and lupon, day care workers, BNS and BHWs in case of death.
The budget for the said program was appropriated in the annual budget of the municipality amounting to P30,000. Any amount not utilized within the year will be reverted to the general fund, however if the appropriated amount is not enough, supplemental appropriation shall be included in any succeeding supplemental budget.
To ensure the success of the program, the municipal government will supervise and administer its implementation in coordination with the president of the Association of Barangay Captains (ABC).
The Office of the ABC will process the claim and to inform the claimant when the check is available. (PIA Ifugao) [top]