By: Tara Yap
THE Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas will lead the 10th Ombudsman Caravan of Government Services today.
Iloilo will be hosting this year’s caravan for Western Visayas region. It will officially start from Iloilo City and will end at the northern Iloilo town of Carles.
“This is a way of bringing government services closer to the people,” said Deputy Ombudsman for the Visayas Pelagio Apostol.
more than 50 government agencies and its line agencies will participate in the caravan which will bring representatives to cater to the people of Carles as well as neighboring towns of Batad, Balasan and Estancia.
One of the highlights is the distribution of cash aids to beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-6).