- Residents of a barangay in Bataan charged up to the barangay hall demanding for their cash assistance under SAP
- They alleged that there was a malicious manner of listing and distribution of DSWD forms
- According to reports, those who were often listed were either relatives or acquaintances of local officials
- The whole incident was caught on video and was uploaded in the Facebook page of 107.1 FR Radyo Bandera
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A video of residents of Barangay Roosevelt in Dinalupihan, Bataan gathering at the barangay hall and incessantly accusing barangay officials has gone viral.
According to the caption on the video, uploaded on 107.1 FM Radyo Bandera Olongapo City, the residents were so angry because of the alleged wrong method of listing the beneficiaries under the social amelioration program, more popularly known as SAP.
Aside from the listing that the residents complained about, the distribution of the DSWD form of the workers at the barangay hall was also brought up.
The report alleged that only the 'kaalyado" and the relatives of local officials were commonly listed as beneficiaries.
Here is the video of the incident at the barangay hall.
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