Bong Go Warns Public vs Hoarding Supply Of Gasoline, Food In Typhoon-hit Areas

Senator Bong Go warned the public against hoarding the supply of gasoline and food in typhoon-hit areas.

BONG GO — The senator recently warned the public against hoarding the supply of gasoline and food in areas affected by typhoon “Odette”.

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On Monday, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go warned against hoarding the supply of food and gasoline in areas ravaged by typhoon “Odette”. Go urged the public not to take advantage of the situation.

Our fellow Filipinos are badly needing our help. They took a long queue just to buy gasoline and food,” Go said. “This is the time that we need to help each other and help our ‘kababayan’ get back on their feet.

Go also said that he had already spoken to Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi for the restoration of the power in areas affected by the typhoon.

According to him, President Rodrigo Duterte will continue to visit typhoon-hit areas and assured them that help will be given to the affected residents.

READ ALSO: Tugade Urges Political Aspirants To Stop Politicizing The Aftermath Of “Odette”

The senator bared that the national government had allotted PHP 2 billion from the calamity fund and another PHP 2 billion to be downloaded to the local government units (LGUs) for them to respond to the basic needs such as water and food.

President Duterte is doing everything to address the problem aiming everything will return to normalcy,” Go said. “We went to Siargao, Dinagat Island, Surigao, Southern Leyte in Maasin. Yesterday we went to Cebu Province, Inabanga in Bohol, and today we will go to Cabangcalan in Negros Oriental.

The senator also appealed to the presidential aspirants to help the victims of the typhoon and set aside politics during these times.

Aside from the senator, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade recently urged political aspirants to refrain from politicizing the relief operations to areas ravaged by typhoon “Odette”.

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