Leonardia endorsed as bet for Congress-A A +A
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
TWELVE officials and members of the Nationalist People's Coalition in Bacolod have endorsed Bacolod City Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia as the party's official candidate for congressman in the May 13, 2012 elections.
Those who endorsed Leonardia are NPC-Bacolod vice chairman Vice Mayor Jude Thaddeus Sayson, Councilors Roberto Rojas, Dindo Ramos, Caesar Distrito, Mona Dia Jardin, Homer Bais, Em Ang, Al Victor Espino, Carlos Jose Lopez and Keith Emmanuel Ramos and former Councilors Greg Gasataya and Alex Paglumotan.
They said Leonardia, being the Bacolod chapter chairman, has led the party to victory in the 2004, 2007 and 2010 elections. Together with an NPC Vice-Mayor and City Counci with NPC as the majority during the said years, Bacolod City saw unprecedented growth and development.
Recently, 51 out of the 61 Punong Barangays and 55 Sangguniang Kabataan chairmen signed a manifesto expressing their trust and confidence in his leadership and urging him to continue serving the people of Bacolod beyond his term as city mayor.
The said manifesto highlighted the awards and recognitions bestowed upon the NPC-led local administration. The sentiments of these barangay leaders augur well with our endorsement of Mayor Leonardia to be the NPC official candidate for congressman in the 2013 elections, they stated.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on September 18, 2012.