Elong eyes Council floor leadership, 2 committees PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 17 May 2013 14:13

District 2 topnotch Councilor-elect Roel ‘Elong’ Natividad, yesterday admitted to be eyeing for the City Council’s number 2 post, apart from chairmanship of two other important committees.

Natividad, who surprisingly emerged No. 1 among 2nd district’s more than 20 council bets during Monday’s mid-term elections, frankly said, that he is targeting the local legislature’s floor leadership, a position currently held by Councilor Jaime Cabato.

Cabato is expected to vow out of government service on June 30, after being defeated by fellow 1st district Councilor Rodolfo Bayot for the number 8th slot, thereby, losing his chance to supposedly serve his third and last term as councilor.

“Siendo iyo el ya saca de contodo alto boto entre el otro maga ganao consejales, y miembro pa yo del grupo de mayoria na consejo, tiene yo el derecho para queda floor leader”, Natividad explained.

At the same time, the returning councilor also admits to be gunning for other important committees specifically on peace and order and on franchise.

“With due respect cun Councilor Noning Biel, quiere yo encabeza otra vez con el Committee on Franchise, cay iyo se ya efecta areglo na operasyon del maga tricycle, durante el tiempo que consejal pa yo”, said Natividad, who used to chair said committee during his previous years in the Sangguniang Panlungsod.

In the case of peace and order committee, Natividad said: “Bien preparao yo agarra con este comitiba y ayuda cun Ma’am Beng (Climaco-Salazar), para resolba con el maga matanza y criminalidad que ta continua susede aqui na ciudad ahora”.

The sportsman-politician, likewise expressed sincerest thanks to all those who supported and voted for him, and pledged that he will not frustrate the electorate, who unconditionally, put their trust in him.

“Porcausa con ustedes, ya queda yo number 1 na consejo. Ta promete tamen yo que ay esta yo humilde, y preparao pirmi sirvi con ustedes, na maskin cosa tiempo y ora, y hinde yo ay kambya mi tratamiento maskin cun quien, que ay nesesita mi servicio y ayuda”, Natividad concluded. — Philip Abuy