PASAY CITY -- As the primary organization of young legislators, 57 elected officials composed of board members, vice mayors, and Sangguniang Bayan members aged 40 and below from Region III convened at the Simultaneous Reorganization of the National Movement of Young Legislators (NMYL) to elect their regional and provincial officers on September 30, 2016 at Conrad Hotel.
Department of Interior and Local Government Central Luzon Director Florida Dijan served as the regional chair while the provincial directors from the seven provinces of Central Luzon acted as the provincial chairs of the NMYL Committee on Elections along with NMYL Executive Director Rey Christopher Fajardo and Vice-Mayor Imelda G. De Leon as NMYL Comelec member.
In her message, mentioned the importance of organizing young legislators in the development of local governance.
“Napakalaki po ng pagasa ng DILG in you, with high hope in young blood like you. Napakalaki ng inaasahan ni Secretary Sueno sa inyo lalo na ang ating Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte lalo na sa paggawa ng Executive and Legislative Agenda,” Dijan said.
The NMYL was founded in 1989 by a group of young political leaders elected during the 1988 elections who aimed to develop committed, strong, and principled leaders among youth legislators. (Romer T. Enaje/DILG LGOO II)