Di niyo gets? San Fernando, Cam Sur Mayor Fermin Mabulo defends budget cuts for natl agencies
San Fernando, Camarines Sur Mayor Fermin Mabulo wants to set the record straight on the proposed P3.757 trillion budget for 2019.
In a Facebook post, Mabulo responded to criticism over the the cuts in the appropriations for national government agencies, which some lawmakers warn would hamper the delivery of services to the public.
But according to the mayor, the slashed funds would go to the local governments, which according to him means that the people’s needs would be served much faster.
This is part of President Duterte’s promises, he added.
Since the barangays, municipalities, cities, and provincial capitols are much closer to the people, they would be able to bring the funds directly to them and would be accountable as well.
It’s actually a good situation, if you ask Mabulo!
“People don’t understand the budget cuts at the National Level. Its to give more funds to the Local Governments thus bringing the funds and accountability closer to them. Thats one of PDU30s campaign promises. Barangay, Munisipyo at Kapitolyo ang mananagot sa inyo dahil mas malapit kayo dito. #MayorSelfie,” he posted on Facebook.