The President Donates His Salary.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s spokesman, Secretary Salvador Panelo, announced that the President will donate a one-month salary to raise the fight against the pandemic disease. President Duterte is one of the government officials who has sacrificed to help our people in times of crisis caused by such illness. Recent reports have revealed that some members of President Duterte’s cabinet will allocate 75 percent of their wages to the war against the virus
“ We also want to inform that the majority, of the members of President Duterte’s cabinet will voluntarily donate a large portion… 75% of their monthly wages to be allocated to government programs to curb COVID-19 within the at the time Bayanihan Law was being implemented ” said Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles.
Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso also announced his donation to the Philippine General Hospital yesterday. His vice-mayor and councilors in Manila will do the same.