The city government of General Santos has been working to institutionalize more benefits for senior citizens and retirees.
Vice Mayor Loreto Acharon said this during the recent oath-taking ceremony of the new set of officers and members of the Board of Trustees of the GSC Retirees Association, Inc.
“Nag tan-aw kami kung unsa pa gyud among mahatag na benepisyo o programa sa retirees ug senior citizen. Nag jive kini towards the end of improving the senior citizen in the LGU (Gensan) para pud sa atong elderly kauban ni Hon. (Lourdes) Lulu Casabuena,” Acharon said.
Casabuena is the chairperson of the Committee on Elderly of the City Council.
The 2018 Centennial Awardees were also formally inducted to the Halls of Samahan ng mga Ulirang Nakatatanda.