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LOOK: MMDA, DILG, QC gov’t clear roads of obstructions

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 12:00 PM August 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The national and local government joined forces on Friday morning to clear roads of various obstructions in Quezon City (QC).

Personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), QC government, and the Philippine National Police (PNP) went hand in hand in clearing roads along E. Rodriguez Avenue in Brgy. Damayang Lagi.

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LOOK: MMDA, DILG, QC gov’t clear roads of obstructions

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año takes a swing to smash a portion of a wall that partly occupies a piece of the road in Barangay Damayang, Quezon City. INQUIRER.net photo / Daphne Galvez

LOOK: MMDA, DILG, QC gov’t clear roads of obstructions

INQUIRER.net photo / Daphne Galvez

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año, MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim and General Manager Jojo Garcia, QC Mayor Joy Belmonte, QC Police District Director Brig. Gen. Joel Esquivel and National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar led the clearing operations.

LOOK: MMDA, DILG, QC gov’t clear roads of obstructions

INQUIRER.net photo / Daphne Galvez

The clearing team demolished the barangay hall in Damayang Lagi that was seen encroaching on a piece of the sidewalk.

The clearing operations will then head to Balintawak, QC to continue the demolition of structures that obstruct the roads and sidewalks. /jpv

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