Politikos lead Obando, Bulacan coastal clean-up
Senator Cynthia Villar and Bulacan Congresswoman Linabelle Ruth Villarica led the coastal cleanup activity on Friday in Obando, Bulacan.
They were also joined by Obando Mayor Edwin Santos, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region III Director Lilian Garcia and other government officials.
The event, dubbed, ‘Manila Bay: Gawing MMK (Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan), was held at Barangay Tawiran.
On Facebook, Villar is shown in a photo signing an enlarged statement that partly says, “We recognize the Manila Bay as one of the most important coastal resources of the country for it plays a vital role to thousands of families directly depending on it.”
Participated in by members of the fisherfolk community and the academic, the activity also included mangrove planting, communal stocking of tilapia fingerlings and distribution of livelihood assistance.(END)
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