Bohol Governor Denies Giving Sardines Bearing his Name to Odette Victims

Here’s the statement of Bohol Governor Arthur Yap over fake sardines bearing his name

ARTHUR YAP – The incumbent governor of Bohol denied that they distributed sardines bearing his name as relief goods to the victims of Typhoon Odette.

Bohol governor Arthur Yap
Credit to the rightful owner of the photos

It was just last year when Odette, the 15th tropical cyclone for 2021, devastated various parts of the country.

The typhoon wreaks havoc leaving more than 150 casualties as of posting. It is estimated that the damage left is worth millions in infrastructure and agriculture.

To help the typhoon victims, different civic To help the typhoon victims, different civic groups, prominent personalities, politicians and even celebrities have organized relief operations.

Earlier, some residents in Bohol posted pictures of the so-called Arthur Yap sardines that they allegedly received as relief goods from the provincial government.

But the governor himself clarified that the provincial government has never distributed relief goods bearing his name.

Meanwhile, according to Tosen Foods, Inc., the cans of their product marked “from the friends of Arthur Yap” did not come from the company.

Meanwhile, as the election is approaching, a lot of fake news is surfacing online. Thus, Facebook has provided tips on how to spot false news.

Here are the tips on how to spot fake news according to the social networking site:

  • Be skeptical of headlines
  • Look closely at the link
  • Investigate the source
  • Watch for unusual formatting
  • Consider the photos
  • Inspect the dates
  • Check the evidence
  • Look at other reports
  • Is the story a joke?
  • Some stories are intentionally false

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