THE Philippine Network of Food Security Programmes expressed its support for jeepney drivers and operators opposing the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP) amid the looming April 30 deadline for franchise consolidation.

"[After] this deadline, the livelihoods and sources of income of transport workers will be severely impacted, alongside commuters who rely on traditional jeepneys as affordable and accessible transport options," the group said in a statement on Friday.

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