Despite campaign period Beng assures gov’t functions continue PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 13:39

Mayor Beng Climaco on Monday assured that government programs and services for the best interest of all Zamboangueños will not be interrupted even as the 45-day campaign period for local candidates kicked off last weekend.

Mayor Climaco, who is seeking re-election, said her campaign sorties will not hinder delivery of government services to the people.

“As the campaign period for local elections kicks off, quiere quita asegura que ay continua siempre el maga programa y maga funccion para puede quita sirvi con el buen interes de todo,” the chief executive said during her regular Monday press briefing in City Hall.

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has set March 25 to May 7, 2016 as the campaign period for local candidates. However, campaigning was banned March 25 in deference to the observance of Good Friday.

The elections, set on May 9, 2016, will fill up positions for mayor, vice mayor, 2 congressional seats and 16 council seats (8 for each District) in the local level for a 3 year-term and a president, vice president and 12 senatorial seats in the national level for a 6-year term. — Sheila Covarrubias