MANILA – A once popular and famous award winning former child actor Jiro Manio was now roaming around Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 at Pasay City. His photos went viral when he was found at NAIA with dirty clothes and some scratches on his neck and some people said he was asking for food. It was also reported that he was staying at the airport for four days. On Tuesday some TV reporters went and ask him some questions. One of the airport Police Officer Roberto Valenzuela said “Binigyan po namin siya ng pagkain dahil kaawa-awa naman,”. “Hihintayin po namin na sunduin siya dito ng kanyang mga kamag-anak para mai-release na namin siya”, he added.
Based on the resources Jiro went for drug rehabilitation two times in the last four years. When the reporters asked him Jiro was hesitant to answer some questions and said “Hindi ko sila katrabaho. Iba trabaho ko. Hindi ako artista,”. ”Wala akong tatay”. And he also said that he got nowhere else to go.Video Source ABS-CBN News
Andrew Manio, Jiro’s foster father acknowledged to ABS-CBN News that they have an argument over the weekend. It was not the first time Jiro’s been cited roaming around the city, last year he was also seen roaming around Balintawak. According to the report Jiro was rehabilitated for drug abuse in 2014 but didn’t continue due to lack of financial matter.
At the moment he is in custody by the NAIA police.