Winner winner chicken dinner!
Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto has been making headlines when the topic gets to the COVID-19 outbreak and Enhanced Community Quarantine. And who could blame him for doing his job so well? From launching a bus shuttle for front liners to providing 400,000 food packs, converting a hotel into a quarantine facility and more, Sotto has been busy implementing city-wide programs to help residents.
These achievements resulted in the support of the public— even those who aren’t from Pasig. A modern-day hero for some, he even had a trending hashtag #ProtectVico in his name, which fans coined after staunch DDS blogger Banat By posted a negative message about Sotto on the Mocha Uson Blog (which has since then been deactivated).
In fact, Sotto’s achievements even caught the eye of Bad Bird.
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A local restaurant that specializes in “umami fried chicken”, Bad Bird took it to their Instagram and Facebook to praise Sotto’s leadership skills on a Facebook post dated March 20.
“This man has shown us decisive, grounded, and empathetic leadership defined by principles, not politics,” their Facebook statement read. “And he has done this without a cheesy billboard on EDSA.”
Bearing the weight of a loaded family name, Mayor Vico Sotto has shown us that you can defy fate and carve out your own…
Bad Bird adds in their post that they will provide Sotto with a “lifetime supply of food from Bad Bird”. All he needs to do is dine in at their restaurants, where he “will be treated like royalty”.
And they’re not joking!
Call for Food Donation
Some commenters on Facebook then asked if Bad Bird would be willing to donate food for front-liners during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. However, the restaurant responded to this by saying: “we hear you, but we’re not exactly in a position to donate. We’re also barely staying alive as we’ve extended financial assistance to our staff and that’s all we’ve got right now. This post wasn’t meant to be a donation, but a show of support for a good leader who must be given a larger audience.”
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