Lea Salonga & Jed Madela Slams Aquino Admin for Alleged Neglect on Yolanda Donation "Shame on You"

Popular singers and veteran artists in the country's entertainment industry, Jed Madela and Lea Salonga expressed their disgust over the alleged neglect committed by the Aquino administration in mishandling the donations from other countries which was supposed to be intended for Yolanda victims.



During the past week, the Bureau of Customs in Cebu City destroyed tons of donatons from Belgium, U.S., and Norway because of being expired resulting into some angry reactions on social media by some netizens which including celebrities.



The relief goods for Yolanda victims were donated during the admin of former Pres. Aquino in 2014 and they were declared as abandoned in June 2017 since the donors and consignees did not an exemption from the payment of taxies and duties from the Department of Finance which is needed before the shipment were supposed to be released.

According to the BOC in Cebu, the donations includes used clothing, diapers, and medical supplies could help thousands of Yolanda victims who badly needed all the relief goods during those time in 2014 but due to some alleged corruptions in government the donors and consignees faled to present proper documents and clearances during the Aquino admin resulting into unusable relief goods.

See Also: BOC 7 Sinunog ang Yolanda Donations

The controversial news article about the destruction of Yolanda relief goods reached the desk of Lea Salonga who expressed her anger over what happened to the Yolanda donations as she blamed the red tape as the main culprit for what happened to the donations during the Aquino admin.



“I guess my reserves of rage go deeper than I thought. Haaaaaaaaaaay nakuuuuuuuuu. Thanks, red tape. Thanks for nothing.” Salonga said in her post. “Trying to find the words to express my feelings…. it’s like finding cotton candy in a cloud.” Salonga told one of her friends.

Aside from Lea Salonga fellow artist Jed Madela also expressed his anger against the people who were responsible for what happened to the rotten Yolanda donations which was not released during the year 2014 under the Aquino administration.

“Nakakahiya!!! Shame on whoever caused this! Shame on you!” Madela said. Oo nga! Sana whoever is behind this waste, everything they put in their mouth will taste like garbage!” Madela said.

Source: Facebook

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