City gov’t set to distribute
free school supplies today
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO
The Bacolod City government will distribute free school bags and school supplies to about 58,000 public elementary students in the city starting today, Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia said yesterday.
The school bags or backpacks contain school supplies which include five notebooks, a ballpen, pencil, eraser, crayons and ruler, he said.
Leonardia also said the free miscellaneous fees initiated by his administration and which has been supported by the Sangguniang Panlungsod, will continue to be given to all public school children in the city.