Negros Occidental Rep. Alfredo Benitez, Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat and Zamboanga Mayor Maria Isabel Climaco-Salazar together with their staffs unfortunately fell in turbid water when they are passing through a wooden footbridge collapsed hours ago.Benitez is currently the chairman of the house committee on housing and urban development.
According to a facebook post by the Mayor, they are conducting an inspection on the housing project for the victims of the 2013 Zamboanga siege. Because of this incident, Climaco ordered for an immediate repair of the bridge and demand security forces to ensure order on that area.
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Despite of what happened, Benitez will continue his activities in Zamboanga City. They visited the city as a part of their committee’s investigation at the housing units for the victims.