Figuron was warned ahead of time that Welia
Alipayo might try to take Rodulfo's land with the
help of Nestor Reyes so the Figurons made sure to video
tape the meeting held by the tax assessors from
both Surigao City and General Luna.
Welia Has "No Idea" Who Would Be
Rewarded What Property Prior To September Meeting
As mentioned earlier, when Welia first came
back to the house with Myrna on September 3rd,
2013, Welia repeatedly tells Myrna not to worry:
"Ding, we are friends and neighbors, I do
not want to cause you any problems."
Welia tells Myrna when the tax assessors arrive from Surigao
on September 13th they will tell both Welia and
Myrna exactly how to resolve the problem.
In every video Welia Alipayo is sitting in
between Lita Figuron and Tia Dolores Figuron. Lita
is the daughter of Rodulfo and Tia Dolores is one
of the two defendants names in Welia's Complaint.
to Tia Dolores and Lita Figuron as
"relatives" and she "only wants
peace". In another video Welia pats Tia
Dolores on the leg reassuring her that everything
will be fine.
In the video below you can hear Welia say
that she assured Ding (Myrna) that even if the
result of the meeting went in Rodulfo's favor:
"in case I have an excess land, I will give
it back because it is not mine."
Welia Alipayo: Dili bitaw Loi, kay ako daan
pa nagsugod naglaong ako kan diding na kon akoy
makasobra, ihatag k okay di man ko ako nan kuman
kay sila man, bali ako may ako may nakuhaan,
uman masuko man si greg tapos mag adveretise pa
sija nan mayaot sa internet, isa pa, kumbaga an
masunod sila man si tiya kay sla man an tag iya.
Nu kuan, nusugot rag ani ako ... (very fast)
pero kon e push nija way ako mahimo I should
protect nan sa ako katungod. An sa ako did on an
kahapsay kay mag lomon, dili ako ganahan na
magyaot an silingan , alingit sa ako, amo ra
lamang an ako tiya.
Welia: "Loi, before this, I and Ding
already agreed and I told her that in case I
have an excess land, I will give it back because
it is not mine, but now I am the one who lacked
it so why does Greg have to get mad?, He even
said about advertisement online and besides,
whatever Tiya and Tiyo’s decision, will be
followed because they are the owners. I even
agreed to the (not really clear) But if he
really pushes it, then I have to protect myself.
I am only after peace between us because we
are relatives; I don’t want that neighbours
are mad at me."