Seniors endorse Fabian for mayor PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 20 December 2012 14:32

Hundreds of senior citizens in District 2 made a strong manifestation and pledged an undoubted support to Congressman Erbie Fabian as the next mayor of Zamboanga City.

Gathered in their annual assembly and Christmas party yesterday in a local restaurant, the senior citizens of ZSC Cluster IV invited the solon as their guest speaker and heard his yuletide message as well as his plans for the city and the sector they represent.

Cluster IV president Mrs. Adelaida Andres said that they strongly believe that Fabian is the rightful one to lead the city in the coming years as they believe in his advocacies, political and economic agenda which will truly placed the city into a better future.

“We strongly believe in Congressman Fabian’s leadership, his performance shows how concern he is for us and for our children, that’s why we are all together one with him in supporting his future plan as the next mayor of Zamboanga,” Andres said.

Andres said that Fabian has not in one occasion turned down any invitation or requests for assistance of the various senior citizens organization in the city, especially in his district, from Philhealth cards, medical, financial and burial assistance to their members.

For his part, Congressman Fabian also extended his heartfelt gratitude to the officers and members of the said reputable organization in giving their full trust and confidence in his leadership as well as his future plans for the city.

“I am on my last term as your congressman, and soon will be one with you also as senior citizen, but the calling and consistent endorsement of this group is also one of the reasons why I decided to carry on with my humble public service to the Zamboangeños,” Fabian said in his address.

The solon also personally acknowledged those senior citizens organizations and members who were one with him and have volunteered in organizing his barangay livelihood programs for the aged as well as other programs for the adults in the respective areas of the city.

Fabian said that in the spirit of Christmas, he enjoined each and every senior citizen’s to unite and pray for peace in the city, and for the Zamboangeños to be able to choose the most deserving and well-seasoned leaders who can show the way for the better future, more progress and development of La Bella. – Bhong Simbajon