QC LGU: BBM-Sara Uniteam backtracked on motorcade request

Published December 8, 2021, 9:38 AM

by Manila Bulletin

By Khriscielle Yalao

The Quezon City local government said the organizers of the BBM-Duterte Uniteam motorcade changed their minds and refused to coordinate with the city government for their scheduled event Wednesday, Dec. 8.

This, despite the parties’ meeting on Monday, Dec. 6, where the QC local government agreed to provide the assistance of more than 1,000 police and members of the Department of Public Order and Safety (DPOS), Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO), Task Force Disiplina and, Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).

The city government said it also offered to provide four ambulances and staging areas at Liwasang Aurora.

The Quezon City local government urged the Uniteam organizers of the motorcade and culminating activities to prioritize the safety of all those who are joining, as well as all the residents of the city who will be affected.

The city government said that despite having limited information on the event, the local government will continue to support and provide assistance.

it also reiterated its commitment to coordinate with other political groups that wish to conduct activities and events in the city to ensure that the minimum health protocols are followed and everyone involved are safe and protected during the pandemic.