Jo Koy inaugurates Php1.5 million road project he donated to local Bacolod school

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BACOLOD CITY, PHILIPPINES — Filipino-American comedian Jo Koy was spotted by fans in his sister’s hometown, Bacolod. It was later revealed that the international celebrity was there to inaugurate the Php 1.5 million road project he donated to a local school.

Jo Koy, real name Joseph Glenn Herbert, visited Bacolod City on Friday, January 6, to attend the inauguration of the road project he donated to Alangilan National High School (ANHS) in Barangay Alangilan.

The 589-meter paved road project started in August last year and just recently concluded in December.

The comedian’s adopted sister, Gemma Herbert Simmons, is a cousin of the school’s former officer-in-charge principal Veneranda Ortoño. Gemma is from the same barangay and is the president of Jo Koi Entertainment.

Jo Koy also donated an additional Php 1.2 million for school improvements, said Teacher Gervie Jude Tolimao.

During the inauguration, the comedian was with his son and other family members, along with the school staff and principal Llenamar Melchor.

Another ongoing project, a library at the Rafael Alunan Elementary School in the same barangay, is also funded by Jo Koy.

Jo Koy visits the Philippines for a vacation

In a series of Instagram stories, Jo Koy shared he and his family were in the Philippines for a quick vacation.

He visited his mom’s relatives in La Union, followed by a quick trip to Bacolod. It is there that the comedian was spotted by fans who were eager to take pictures with the celebrity.

Jo Koy starred in a recent American comedy movie, Easter Sunday, in 2022 alongside US-based Filipina actress Negrense Lydia Gaston. – WhatALife!

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Jeraiza is a writer of Syntactics Inc. in Cagayan de Oro City. She writes for all sorts of topic to provide the right information and to keep the readers updated with the trends. A fan of all things classic, a typical bookworm with books gathering dust, and a fiction writer on weekends.

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