Malaybalay City Mayor Florencio T. Flores has signed an ordinance for the welfare of the elderly.
Ordinance No. 981, series of 2021, known as “Pag-amuma hu apu ha maama daw apu ha bahi” was signed Tuesday, October 26.
Authored by City Councilors Niko P. Aldeguer, Erwin A. Damasco and Victor M. Barroso, said ordinance is considered to be the first that enhances the support mechanism of Republic Act No. 9994 or Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010.
Flores said there is a need to continue to look after and administer the needs of the elderly.
“In the City of Malaybalay, we love and care for our senior citizens,” he said.