2 weeks Marawi LGU extends food, financial support to pedicab drivers affected by MECQ Inquirer
ILIGAN CITY---The local government of Marawi City is extending food and financial assistance to drivers of some 2,900 registered pedicab or tricycles who are expected to be displaced as stricter quarantine measures continue until the end of the month. President Rodrigo Duterte has sustained the imposition of the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) for Lanao del Sur to further stem the surge of COVID-19 cases. According to Marawi Mayor Majul Gandamra, the local government prioritized the drivers because they are the most affected by the pandemic. Under such quarantine classification, a limited number of public transportation is allowed on the ... more