Mayor, village chiefs support vice guv’s congressional bid-A A +A
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
ANGELES CITY - Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan led other city officials and village chiefs here in airing support to the congressional bid of Pampanga vice governor Joseller Guiao.
During the birthday celebration of Pulung Maragul chairman Jojo Dimapilis, who is also the Liga ng mga Barangay president, Pamintuan, vice mayor Vicky Vega-Cabigting, some city councilors, and 28 village chiefs here vowed to support Guiao in next year’s polls.
The barangay chiefs handed their manifesto of support to Guiao during the event.
“We, the undersigned Barangay captains of Angeles City, have come in unity and solidarity to manifest our unwavering support to the Honorable Joseller Guiao, vice governor of Pampanga, in his unselfish desire to serve the People of Angeles City, to be the representative of the First Congressional District of the province,” the barangay heads stated.
Some 28 out of the 33 barangay leaders signed the manifesto.
“We strongly believe that Joseller Guiao, with his untarnished record as a public servant, modest character and sound leadership, will greatly complement our efforts and initiatives aimed at upholding and advancing the public welfare,” they said.
They added that “the people of Angeles City deserve only the best and it is with this backdrop that we have banded ourselves together to seek a leader with the passion to serve and the compassion for those who are to be served.”
Village leaders of Cutcut, Sto. Rosario, Cuayan, Pulung Cacutud, Marisol Ninoy Aquino refused to sign the manifesto of support to Guiao, it was learned.
Guiao thanked the village chiefs and city officials who vow to support him. He also vowed to initiate programs on health, livelihood, social upliftment, education, sports development, among others.
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on August 22, 2012.