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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Sen. Bong Go gives aid to flood-affected residents in MisOcc

OROQUIETA CITY, Misamis Occidental (PIA)—Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go personally visited and gave assistance to some 2,563 unpaid flood-affected families at the BayFront Arena, Oroquieta City to help them meet their daily needs.

During his visit at the BayFront Arena, Go saw for himself the devastation wrought by the shear line and assured Misamisnons of his support, as he gave grocery items, pairs of shoes for men and women, shirts, face masks and bicycles.

He also distributed cellular phones, crutches, wheel chairs, and balls for basketballs and volleyballs to select beneficiaries.

“Patuloy po akong tutulong dito sa mga kababayan nating mahirap na maiahon po sila dulot ng baha hindi lang po sa Oroquieta pati na din sa mga tinamaan ng pagbaha dito sa Misamis Occidental,”Go said.

(I will continue to help our fellow citizen who are in need because of the flood, not only in Oroquieta but also those affected by the flood here in Misamis Occidental)

Go also acknowledged the efforts of Gov. Henry Oaminal and the local officials in responding to and helping their respective communities during the flash floods.

For his part, Oaminal thanked Go for his love and help to Misamisnons following the recent calamity that plagued the province.

“Mga kaigsuonan, kitang mga Misamisnons, despite sa katalagman nga atong naagian, tungod sa atong paningkamot ug panaghiusa, duna gihapon ta’y mga higala nga nagmahal kanato. May katalagman o wala, nahigugma kanato tungod usab kay ato man siyang gihigugma. Duna ta’y higala nga nagmalasakit kanato ug tungod sa atong gipakita nga suporta kaniya iya dayong gibuhos ang mga mihuras nga pagtabang sa atong probinsya,” Oaminal said.

(My brothers and sisters, we Misamisnons, despite the disaster we went through because of our efforts and unity, we still have friends who love us. Whether there is a disaster or not, he loves us because we love him too. We have a friend who cares for us and because of the support we show him, he immediately pours out a lot of aid to our province)

The Department of Social Welfare and Development-10 was also with the senator in distributing the P5,000 cash aid and food packs to each of the 2,563 families.

City and municipal mayors, board members, and provincial officials, as well as Misamis Occidental Governor Henry S. Oaminal and Vice Governor Rowena Gutierrez, welcomed Go in the province. (SMRN/PIA-10/Misamis Occidental)

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