Baguio civic leader declared an adopted son of Pugo, La Union
Baguio civic leader Peter Uy Go is now an adopted son of Pugo, La Union for initiating civic works that greatly benefited individuals, especially school children, through the years.
The adoption rites for Go, owner of a known construction supply store in Baguio, coincided with the town’s celebration of the annual Tinungbo Festival, Thursday night.
Pugo officials led by Mayor Precy Martin, who traces her roots to Tadian, Mountain Province and Mankayan, Benguet, thanked Go for initiating health missions that benefited thousands of indigent residents from the 14 barangays of Pugo.
Go, a past district governor of Lions along with the officers and members of the Baguio City Host Lions Club and other chapters of Lions Club and volunteers from the medical field have been reaching out to residents of Pugo for the past nine years.
Packs and boxes of medicines were also delivered to patients from the municipality.
The Filipino-Chinese community in Baguio through the efforts of Go and other civic-minded individuals recently turned over a school building for Maoasoas National High School.
The people of Pugo is also thankful to Go for giving assistance to 10 cataract patients who were admitted at Saint Louis University Sacred Heart Hospital. He is also a donor of wheelchairs and other ortho devices to patients from Pugo.
“Go’s relentless efforts in uplifting the lives of indigent residents of Pugo has earned him much respect from the people and officials who are one in declaring him an adopted son of the municipality,” reads the resolution unanimously approved by the sangguniang bayan led by Vice Mayor Jose Basallo, and Martin. – Harley F. Palangchao