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Jennylyn Mercado requests for the monitoring of LGU goods given to constituents

Actress Jennylyn Mercado wrote a post to the Department of Interior and Local Government requesting to make sure all citizens will get their promised relief goods.

  • She said that there have been netizens messaging her and asking for her help as they aren’t receiving help from their local government unit. 

Jennylyn Mercado appealed to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to monitor the rations given out by the mayors of Metro Manila during the country’s continuous fight against COVID-19.

It has been more than a week since the enhanced community quarantine was imposed on Luzon which aims to lessen the number of people being contaminated by the virus.

But it seemed like not everyone has been receiving equal amounts of goods from their local government unit. It turns out that some citizens have asked the help of celebrities to voice their concerns in hopes of getting the message out.

Jennylyn posted a statement on Facebook asking DILG to help find a solution for the people’s problems with the food supplied or lack thereof. She said that there have been netizens messaging her on her Instagram account claiming that they are not receiving any relief goods from their LGU.

“Madami pa pong mga tao na nagsasabi na hanggang ngayon ay wala pa silang natatanggap na relief goods mula sa kanilang barangay,” Mercado wrote.

Nanawagan po kami sa DILG Philippines.Naimomonitor niyo po ba ang nagagawa at hindi nagagawa ng mga Mayor ng bawat…

Posted by Jennylyn Mercado on Monday, March 23, 2020

Netizens have expressed their concern about the non-existent food packs.

The enhanced community quarantine in Luzon is scheduled to end on April 14.

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