Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo returned to her hometown Iligan City to go to a whole lot of households displaced from the battle in close by Marawi City.
Details and images of the Pampanga lawmaker’s go to aimed toward lifting the spirits of the Marawi evacuees was shared on-line by ABS-CBN reporter RG Cruz.
“Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo visited the Marawi City evacuees staying at the National School of Fisheries in Brgy. Buru-un and in Sta. Elena Evacuation, both in Iligan City to distribute hygiene packs to the families staying there,” the assertion learn.
“FPGMA traces her roots to Iligan City as her maternal grandparents lived in the city in the 1950s. The former President also lived in her family’s ancestral house in Iligan during her childhood,” it added.
Arroyo was accompanied by Iligan City Mayor Celso Regencia and Vice Mayor Jemar Vera Cruz throughout her go to on the evacuation middle.
At current, Iligan City has 5 evacuation facilities housing greater than 800 households displaced from Marawi. Another 14,000 households are staying with their kinfolk in town.