At almost 9am of March 8, I received a call from Bantay OFW asking if it’s okay to have a phone patch with Lovely, to be aired live at DZXL. That time, my cousin, Lovely was with Labor Attache Alicia Santos. Too bad, there was technical problem that I could not hear the other party but only Usec Toots Ople and Buddy Oberas from the radio station.
Through Usec Toots Ople, I was able to pass my messages and questions on to LabAt Alice Santos regarding my cousin’s flight and security. That she will try and see how she’d be able to process buying her ticket without having us to spend a penny. At first, Lovely was told that she’d be paying 400 Ringgit for immigration penalties and that it’ll be faster for her to get home if we buy her a ticket.
The next day, I received another message from Lovely, that she’s arriving Sunday, at no cost. Few hours later, I received calls from OWWA and Blas Ople offices confirming the arrangements on the day of her arrival. (more…)