CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija: Numerous indigent senior citizens in this province have complained that they do not receive the P500 monthly allowance from the government, accusing several local social welfare officials of colluding with barangay (village) chairman in manipulating their social pension package.

Virginia Orogo, acting secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), has asked for the names of the local social welfare officials and staff, as well as of the 849 village officials allegedly involved for investigation and filing of charges.

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