- Vilma Santos recently penned a lengthy message to the government as well as the frontliners in her latest online post
- According to the veteran actress, the tipping point has already been reached
- In her post, Vilma asked the government to listen to the concerns of the health workers whom she referred to as the country's "last line of defense"
- She also thanked the frontliners for their efforts to help fight the deadly coronavirus in the said post
Vilma Santos, the Star of All Seasons and a Batangas congresswoman, has recently penned a message to the government regarding the health workers' plea for a 2-week ECQ in NCR.
It can be worth noting that The Philippine College of Physicians called for an enhanced community quarantine in NCR for two weeks as a "time-out" to improve the country's strategy against the pandemic.
Following this news, KAMI learned that Vilma wrote a message for the government as well as the frontliners who are risking their lives each day to fight the deadly coronavirus.
In her statement, Vilma began by expressing that the tipping point has already been reached.
"Napakalakas ng inyong panawagan. The tipping point has been reached. We should not turn a deaf ear to your repeated calls for a reassessment of our national policies and programs in fighting this pandemic.
"We know that you will not give up unless everyone is healed. Nakikiusap po ako sa ating pamahalaan na pakinggan ang mga hinaing ng ating medical community," she wrote.
She then addressed the frontliners whom she thanked and commended in her online post, "To our frontliners, we cannot thank you enough for everything that you have done and continue to do for us."
The veteran actress even added that she will always be supportive of all efforts that would address the health workers' concerns, "We cannot turn a blind eye to your hard work and sacrifices, and all the never-ending risks your profession takes.
"From the bottom of my heart, I SALUTE all of you and shall always be supportive of all efforts to address your concerns for you deserve nothing less.
"I cannot in conscience allow our country's last line of defense to fall. May God continue to guide and bless you each passing day."
Read her statement below:
Her online post also elicited praises and reactions from the online community after its posting.
"Agree ako sayo Cong. Vilma "Darna.""
"Salute ate Vi, and I'm proud of you. You are the best congresswoman."
"We Salute you our Congiee. So proud of you po! You really have a beautiful heart!"
"True kilangan talaga bigyang pansin ang mga hinaing ng mga frontliners lalong lalo na mga doctors at nurses kawawa sila."
"We salute you Ninang Congresswoman Vilma Santos Recto for being one with the frontliners."
Vilma Santos-Recto is a well-known actress and politician. She became popular as the “Star for All Seasons.” She ran for office in Lipa, Batangas in 1998 and became the first-ever female mayor of the city.
The veteran actress recently explained why she decided to vote in favor of media giant, ABS-CBN in an interview with Karen Davila.
Her son, Luis Manzano expressed his love for his mother as he reacted to her decision to support his home network.
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