Roxas City mayor: X’mas gifts only for performing for barangay chiefs


Mayor Ronnie Dadivas defended the distribution of Christmas cash gifts to select barangay chiefs in Roxas City.

This after Councilors Midelo Ocampo and Jericho Angel Celino questioned why others did not receive the Christmas gifts.

Dadivas explained that the cash gifts were rewards for performing barangay chiefs and officials, including Barangay Health Workers and tanods who served amid the coronavirus pandemic. (

He can vouch that the beneficiaries were performing officials, according to him.

The recipient village chiefs received P10,000 each.