Albee Benitez & Other Politicians Fall Into Murky Water After Footbridge Suddenly Collapsed
Albee Benitez along with other politicians fall into the murky water after the footbridge they were stepping on suddenly collapsed.
Recently, the official Facebook page of “Philippine Star” has uploaded the video footage of several politicians including Alfredo Benitez, Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar, and other personnel falls into the murky water.
The politicians were conducting an inspection of the housing project at Sitio Hongkong, Barangay Rio Hondo in Zamboanga City when the wooden footbridge collapsed in all of a sudden.
The bodyguards and some police personnel together with some residents immediately rescued the politicians and others.
Luckily, there are no fatalities recorded although some of them got injured due to the incident.
The politicians involved on the incident are; Rep. Alfredo Benitez, chairman of the House committee on housing and urban development, Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat, Zamboanga City Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar, NHA regional director Alfonso Borlagdan, and other personnel.
The social media users have also expressed their reactions regarding the incident:
Sugus Ocampo: “That’s what you get for getting the lowest bidder in government projects. Lowest bidder with highest pocket commissions for govt officials = poor quality result of projects.”
Thea Dela Cruz Dioso: “Nangangahulogan lng yan na bigyan nila ng pansin ang lahat para maesaayos naman kaya pinatikim sa kanila kung paano maging, kung sakali “
Ching Montellano: “Now they know how ordinary people go through everyday passing that wooden bridge. Na sampolan kayo sana marami pang mambabatas na mahulog din sa mga projects na sub standard?dali maligo na ng alcohol at magpa check up”
Gian Carlo Jubela: “Haha! This is what I want; government officials suffering at their own folly and having a taste of their own medicine”
Gerardo Deleon: “Karma comes in many ways.. funding for those pathways in the coastal village of rio hondo,zambo city were corrupted by the people in-charge of the project..”
Rosemarie Red: “On a positive note, it’s good that known personalities were the ones involved in the accident coz it hit the headlines?… mas mapapadali ang reconstruction or repair ng tulay”
Jay Fortaleza Campillan: “At least na experience ninyo maligo sa swimming pool nang mahihirap mabango at may vitamins pa na e.coli yun ang resulta sa tinaga na budget half niyan naibulsa na.”
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