Senior citizens in the town of Abucay under the leadership of Mayor Robin Tagle will now get cash incentives. The mayor said senior citizens who are 90 years old will get P20,000 each and 80 years old will get P10,000.
“That fund will come from the municipality”, the mayor pointed out. Senior citizens and their families in Abucay profusely thanked Tagle for the program. Townsfolks lauded the mayor for hatching the initiative showing his care and deep respect to the elderly.
The national government is giving P100,000 cash award to Filipino centenarians.