DA-10 extends food, seeds to Tubod town
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, Apr. 26 (PIA)–Fresh farm eggs and assorted vegetable seeds in cans and in packets were handed over to this town by the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office (DA-RFO)- 10.
Leading the turnover is DA-10 Executive Carlene C. Collado, which was received by Tubod Mayor Leoncio C. Bagol and representing Police Colonel Rene P. Solidarious, officer-in-charge of Lanao del Norte Police Provincial Office, elect Major Randy A. Pontanes.
The shared eggs, which were donated by San Miguel Foods, Corp., will be distributed to the town’s health workers and other frontliners of the COVID-19 crisis.
Meanwhile, the assorted vegetable seeds in packets (40 at 20 grams, 2 at 250grams) and in cans (8 at 50 grams each) will also be due for distribution to farmers and municipal residents, who want to grow their own vegetables for consumption, especially during this quarantine period.
The other 25 trays of eggs and 84 packets of vegetable seeds, on the other hand, are intended for the uniformed personnel manning the different quarantine checkpoints in the municipality.
Further, about 80 rice farmers in the town have also received cash aid under the Rice Farmers Financial Assistance under DA. Reference codes were provided to be encashed at any M Lhuiller outlet, where each is expected to receive P5,000. (DA10/PIA10)