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Beng welcomes Litlit’s appointment as SP member

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President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed San Roque Barangay Chairman Joselito “Litlit” Macrohom as member of the Sangguniang Panlungsod or City council replacing Charlie Mariano who stepped down from office last November 2017.

As this developed, Mayor Beng Climaco congratulated Macrohon on his appointment and wished him luck in all his endeavors.

With the complete set of councilors for both Districts I and II and the sectoral representatives, the Sangguniang Panlungsod can maximize its potentials and come up with quality legislations that are in line with the priority thrust of the local government on Security Health and Education, the mayor said.

Macrohon ran for Councilor under District I during the May 2016 local elections and landed 9th place.

Macrohon’s appointment, along with other new appointments to include the general manager of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) was announced through the Manila Times and other national dailies February 13.

Macrohon will have to step down as chairman of barangay San Roque to assume as member of the City Council. He replaces Mariano, who stepped down after the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) affirmed with finality his disqualification by the Supreme Court for violation of Batas Pambansa 22 prior to the 2016 elections.  (Sheila Covarrubias)




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