The Politiko, clad in an elegant Filipiniana dress, delivered a strong message on Independence Day.
Zamboanga City Mayor Isabelle “Beng” Climaco recently announced a message of unity for the Filipino people. During her speech at the commemoration of the 120th Philippine Independence Day Anniversary, the strong and fiery City Mayor said that the Filipino people should guard the country’s independence.
“Este el Dia de Independencia. Independencia contra miedo, independencia contra violencia, independencia contra terorismo, independencia contra dictatura (this is the day of independence. Independence against fear, independence from violence, independence against terrorism, independence against dictatorship)”, she said during her speech.
Zamboangenos gathered at the local City Hall to celebrate Independence Day on June 12, Tuesday. Mayor Beng also urged her people to observe loyalty to the flag, and to the country.