MANILA – Reports reaching Manila indicated that actor Robin Padilla visited the Cotabato farmer-refugees at the United Methodist Church in Kidapawan City early Saturday afternoon, bringing with him sacks of rice for distribution.
With Padilla was Bayan Muna Representative and Makabayan senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares.
Kilab Multimedia posted photographs of Padilla interacting with the refugees, sympathizing and listening to the protesting farmers before giving a brief inspiring message.
“He later proceeded to a rice warehouse where he bought 200 sacks of rice for the farmers,” the Kilab Multimedia post indicated.
Padilla at rice warehouse. – Kilab Multimedia.
Actor Robin Padilla (second from left) and senatorial aspirant Neri Colmenares (extreme left) visit the farmers being sheltered at the Methodist compound in Kidapawan. Photograph from Twitter post by Anakbayan Chair Vencer Crisostomo.
200 sacks of rice arrive at Spottswood Methodist Mission Center donated to the farmers by actor Robin Padilla. – Kilab Multimedia