The newly elected officers of ‘Liga ng mga Barangay-Olongapo Chapter’ formally took their oath of office before Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr.
They are Brgy. New Cabalan Chairman Audie S. Sundian as President, Brgy. New Banicain Chairman Ernelizar P. Batapa as Vice-President and Brgy. Gordon Heights Chairman Edgardo R. Gingco as Auditor
“Olongapo’s progress will start from our barangays, given the trust and confidence of their fellow ‘Liga ng mga Barangay’ officers and members, this will give leadership to the barangay development in the city as Liga President Sundiam sits in the Sanguniang Panlungsod,’’ Mayor Gordon said.
City Councilor Edwin Piano and Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-City Director Dennis D. Villasenor stood as witness at the oath-taking of the three (3) officials at the flag raising ceremony on March 29, 2010 at the Rizal Triangle Covered Court.
In the Special Election participated-in by the seventeen (17) members of the league on January 12, 2010, Sundiam got 14 votes, Batapa 13 votes and Gingco 14 votes. The 3 officials received their respective confirmation and recognition letters from Liga ng mga Barangay sa Pilipinas National President Ricojudge Janvier M. Echiverri.
“The Liga, under my guidance, will continue to support the HELPS program of Mayor Bong Gordon,’’ said Liga President Sundiam who joined the Sanguniang Panlungsod (SP) on March 10, 2010 as Liga representative.
Olongapo City First Lady and Zambales Vice Gov. Anne Gordon has also expressed her support to the ‘Liga’ through programs and projects for the barangays.
‘’Bgy. Chair Sundiam as Liga president is a welcome development to the city government as the administration of Mayor Gordon is geared towards uplifting the 17 barangays of Olongapo,’’ said Vice Gov. Anne who is currently running for congress in the 1st District of Zambales.
LIGA NG MGA BARANGAY OATH-TAKING: Mayor Bong Gordon administers the oath-of-office to the newly-elected officials of the ‘’Liga ng mga Barangay-Olongapo Chapter,’’ namely Liga President Audie S. Sundiam, Liga Vice-President Ernelizar P. Batapa and Liga Auditor Edgardo R. Gingco during the Flag Raising Ceremony at the Rizal Triangle Covered Court on March 29, 2010. Witnessing the oath-taking are City Councilor Edwin Piano at Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) OIC-City Director Dennis D. Villaseñor. / wheng (Photo Courtesy of PAO)
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