Support for Beng, Team PNoy continues to surge PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 22 April 2013 11:22

Despite attempts from the local opposition to show dominance in the quest for voters’ support in the May 13 elections, Team PNoy mayoralty bet Cong. Beng Climaco-Salazar and her Team PNoy party continue to enjoy overwhelming trust and confidence of Zamboanguenos in almost all barangays in the city.

This is evident in the warm reception given to Climaco-Salazar, her team mate re-electionist Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde, District I congressional bet Mayor Celso Lobregat, District II congressional aspirant Jomar Lobregat and the 16 council aspirants from both districts by barangay folks during house to house campaigns and the hordes of people who flock to witness the rallies alternately staged by the PNoy team in District I and II nightly.

In Putik Friday night, thousands of residents trooped to the Team PNoy rally site to listen the administration candidates speak.  Huge crowd of people likewise gathered in the rallies held in Camino Nuevo, Divisoria, Pasonanca and Guiwan the past days and in all other areas barnstormed by the administration party.

“You can really see the difference—people meet Cong. Beng Climaco and her candidates anxiously and happily. The positive response that they give to the Team PNoy is genuine and not pretentious,” Recodo barangay chairman Boy Aminullah observed.

In Bolong, supporters of Climaco-Salazar said they despise other political groups, as they described the opposition to be sowing politics of deception and lies.

“They have been making all sort of promises and even capitalize on the poor and the bad image of the city to gain votes,” Analisa Reyes of Bolong said in the vernacular. “How can they fulfill these? They have not done much for the city and now they are full of promises”.

Overwhelmed by the growing support to her, Iturralde, Mayor Lobregat, Jomar Lobregat and the council aspirants in both districts under the Team Pnoy, Cong. Climaco urged her multitude of supporters to go out and vote on May 13 to truly translate the expression of support into votes. — Rey Carbonel