Barangay officials express intents to join PDP-Laban PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 17 April 2017 11:43

By DEXTER YAP

Hundreds of Barangay officials and leaders from various sectors of society here in Zamboanga City expressed intent in joining the ruling administration party of President Rodrigo Duterte.

The Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-LABAN) has organized a one-day seminar workshop and general membership here in Zamboanga City on April 19,2017,Wednesday, which will be facilitated by the PNP-LABAN National Party organization in coordination with the local party officials.

Personalities from the PDP-LABAN National headquarters will spearhead the whole day activity which will be conducted in Royce Convention, Grand Astoria Hotel.

Pre-membership interviews and filling-up of application forms has been conducted for several months now prior to its completion of being a party member on Wednesday which will be concluded by the formal induction of all members who signified their intention to join the party by a top official from the national government.

Earlier, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has expressed its opinion that the joining of barangay officials to any political party, except during or in the conduct of barangay elections, has no violation from the existing Local Government Code of the Philippines. – Dexter Yap