SULU – Davao City Mayor and presidential daughter (Inday) Sara Duterte-Carpio visited the southern Filipino province of Sulu and inspected victims of fire in Jolo town before meeting with government leaders there.
Acting Governor Nurunisah Tan led officials in welcoming Mayor Carpio, who was accompanied by lawyer Salvador Panelo, the Chief Legal Counsel of President Rodrigo Duterte. Also in her entourage were Davao del Norte Governor Anthony del Rosario and Davao Occidental Governor Claude Bautista.
Influential politician and a strong ally of President Duterte, former governor Sakur Tan was also present to welcome Mayor Carpio’s group. Tan, a respected philanthropist, is also the Special Envoy of the Royal Council of the Sulu Sultanate.
Photos from the Sulu Provincial Government show Davao City Mayor and presidential daughter (Inday) Sara Duterte-Carpio during her recent visit in Sulu.
Governor Tan said Mayor Carpio handed over P5 million to the Jolo municipal government to aid fire victims and distributed schoolbags to hundreds of elementary students affected by the conflagration last month.
Mayor Carpio also promised to help in the construction of school buildings damaged by the fire. Governor Tan thanked Mayor Carpio for the donation and for visiting Sulu.
Locals, who spotted Mayor Carpio, cheered while civil workers surrounded the presidential daughter at the Capitol. Mayor Carpio is behind the regional political party called Hugpong ng Pagbabago which Sulu officials are also supporting. (Mindanao Examiner)
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