NEWS | 2023/02/27 | LKRO
KIDAPAWAN CITY – City Mayor Atty. Jose Paolo Evangelista has committed to assist the Social Security System in implementing its programs and services especially in the barangays of this city.
The Local Chief Executive gave his commitment to SSS Vice President for Mindanao Redentor S. Viola in a courtesy call on Thursday, February 23, 2023.
Both the City Government and the SSS are in agreement that social security programs and assistance will be given better and expanded to the barangays as a means to reach out to the members and would-be members as well who have no direct access to its offices located in the city center.
This will be done through the KDAPS or Kabarangayan Dad-an sa Programa ug Serbisyo that is presently implemented by the City Government of Kidapawan.
Through this partnership, the SSS will serve its members and encourage additional membership among residents living in the villages that are distant from the city proper.
This will help ensure that social security needs of members will be covered and given, Mayor Evangelista said.
Relative to this, the City Government gave its full support to the SSS in encouraging local employers and business establishments to regularly remit the social security contributions of its workers.
This way,workers can enjoy the benefits of the services of the SSS as mandated by law.
Aside from VP Viola, also present during the courtesy call to the Mayor are Atty. Zavier Palao Head of the Legal Division of SSS General Santos City, Serafin Hingco Branch Head of SSS Tacurong, Suzette Purification Branch Head of SSS Koronadal and Gerry Blancaflor Acting Branch Head for SSS Kidapawan.
Also present were SSS officials coming from the different branches in the SOCCSKSARGEN Region and local media covering the courtesy call.##(CMO-CIO)