Bacolod mayoral hopeful hits fake Facebook post that he would pay power, water bills of poor
BACOLOD CITY––Bacolod mayoral aspirant Alfredo Abelardo “Albee” Benitez slammed a fake Facebook post quoting him as saying that he would pay for the electric and water bills of city residents in need of help.
The post said that under the “Bill Nyu Sagot Ko Program“ of Benitez, residents could bring their water and electricity bills covering two months to his headquarters and he would pay for them.
“This propaganda obviously came from persons or entities with the malicious intent of doing harm to the good image and increasing public support given to him by Bacolodnons, without regard for the harm they are doing to their fellow Bacolodnons by giving them false hope and misdirection,” he said.
“Such acts are disgusting and abhorrent and I encourage everyone to ignore them and focus on what is real – the betterment and improvement of Bacolod and the welfare of its citizens,” he added.
He urged the public to follow his official FB page for real and official statements.
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