LOOK: Arjo Atayde donates service vehicles to QC barangays
Award-winning actor Arjo Atayde has donated service vehicles to be used by multiple barangays in Quezon City.
The first batch of the service vehicles will go to the city’s District 1 barangays, the QC government announced on social media yesterday, June 29.
“Maraming salamat kay Arjo Atayde sa kaniyang donasyon na service vehicles para sa mga barangay ng District 1 sa lungsod,” the local government unit said in the post, which came with photos from the turnover ceremony.
(Thank you very much to Arjo Atayde for donating service vehicles to the barangays of the city’s District 1.)
Maraming salamat kay Arjo Atayde sa kaniyang donasyon na service vehicles para sa mga barangay ng District 1 sa…
The barangays that received the donations are NS Amoranto, Manresa, Paang Bundok, St. Peter, Sto. Cristo, Maharlika, San Antonio, San Jose and Vasra.
“Ang mga sasakyang ito ay magagamit ng ating mga barangay upang makapaghatid serbisyo at aksyon agad sa kanilang paglilingkod sa bayan,” the LGU said.
(These vehicles will be used by our barangays to deliver service and action more quickly in their duty to the city.)
Present during the turnover ceremony were QC Mayor Joy Belmonte, councilors TJ Calalay, Doray Delarmente, Ollie Belmonte, Mayen Juico, Bernard Herrera, Jun Ferrer, Kagawad Charm Ferrer, and secretary to the mayor RJ Belmonte.
While no official announcement has been made, Aiko Melendez – who is running for congress in the next elections – revealed that Atayde is also planning to run for congress.
Atayde’s mother, Sylvia Sanchez, meanwhile, assured Melendez that Atayde will not be running against her to represent QC’s District 5, Melendez shared in a virtual news conference on June 17.
Atayde’s political thriller “Bagman,” which earned him his Best Actor title at the Asian Academy Creative Awards 2020, is, meanwhile, set to premiere on streaming platform Netflix on July 9. /ra