Recently hired “green guards” – jobhires tasked to guard city government-grown ornamental plants – would be madeinto regular city hall employees if they catch the vandals themselves, Treñasannounced. ILOILO City – Mayor Jerry Treñaspreviously announced he would be giving monetary reward to whoever could giveinformation leading to the arrest of persons vandalizing ornamental plants atthe Iloilo Esplanade and other public spaces here. “I don’t understand why some peoplecan be so cruel, even to harmless plants,” Treñas lamented. He then cited city governmentpersonnel that work hard to take good care of the ornamental plants. Mayor Jerry Treñas. JERRY TREÑAS FACEBOOK He then reiterated his public appeal:end vandalism in the city, especially the destruction of ornamental plants thatthe city government is growing as part of its beautification program. “Rain or shine, they are doing theirjob,” said Treñas./PN “Pangitaanko paagi nga masulod ko sila sa permanentposition. So it is really up to them,” said Treñas. Now, he has upped the ante.