By Jong Cadion
Wilfredo A. Asoy, from the town of Dinas, succeeded Jesus Daowala as president of the Liga ng mga Barangay Zamboanga del Sur Chapter after the holding of elections at Alindahaw Hotel in Pagadian City.
Wilfredo A. Asoy aspired for the position unopposed together with his running mate for Vice President Jurefer P. Pulmones of Pagadian City.
Department of the Interior and Local Government Provincial Director Virgel Jaime supervised the election witnessed by representatives from the provincial offices of the Department of Education, Commission on Elections and the Moro Civil Society Organization Ummah Fi Salam Chairman Ibrahim Balimbingan.
DILG's Jaime challenged the new officials of the Liga ng mga Barangay in the province to play important roles in driving good governance and the maintenance of peace and order and development at the barangay level.
In turn, Asoy, in his acceptance message, asked for cooperation from his fellow barangay leaders in order to accomplish their mission to deliver effective basic services to the people as public servants.
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